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Subject: Re: [office] What was the story with missing default values for optional attributes again?

On Wednesday 27 February 2013 14:12:52 Thorsten Behrens wrote:
> Svante Schubert wrote:
> > > Would indeed be good to salvage those scripts, even better to have
> > > them somewhere public.
> > 
> > I believe the best is to bring the sources to the Apache ODF Toolkit,
> > where I already found the XSLT to extract default values from a single
> > file [1]. By doing so we have all sources at a single place, which is
> > important when fixes would be applied and developers wouldn't search for
> > development sources in the OASIS rep. It is only tooling around the spec
> > anyway.
> Hi Svante,
> unless the scripts depend on functionality from the ODF Toolkit, I
> would strongly suggest to host them at OASIS - their predominent
> purpose being spec editing and maintenance. They are so deeply tied in
> with this TC's work that splitting e.g. draft spec and xslt tool
> hosting appear absurd to me.
> > AFAIK ODF does not specify a default value for every optional attribute.
> > I agree that this is problematic in terms of interoperability.
> > Do you have some examples?
> The question yesterday was triggered e.g. by the chart:error-*
> attribs.
> Cheers,
another example being vertical-rel, horizontal-rel vertical-pos horizontal-pos 
depending on anchor-type


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