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TITLE: Technical Corrigendum 1 to ISO/IEC 10179:1996
SOURCE: Editor
STATUS: Document for SC34 Washington DC meeting
DATE: 2000-12-04
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REFER TO: ISO/IEC 10179:1996, SC34 N175 and SC34/WG2 N60
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Technical Corrigendum 1 to ISO/IEC 10179:1996, Document Description and Processing Languages—Document Style Semantics and Specification Language (DSSSL)


This technical corrigendum corrects the errors in ISO/IEC 10179:1996. Some extensions, e.g., additional flow object classes, additional formatting area, and alternative syntax, are dealt with in Amendment 1 to ISO/IEC 10179:1996.

4 Definitions

4.35 subtree

Add the following note:

NOTE 1.5 Subtree is a node-list of the node which will be generated by applying the following procedure to the node-list that contains only the root node; Make a union of the node-list and their children without duplicates. When the output of the procedure is the same as the input, that is the node-list requested.

5 Notation and Conventions

5.2 Procedure Prototypes

Add "- string: string" as the last item of the unordered list.

8 Expression Language

8.2.1 Variables and Regions

Delete the phrase ", or assignments of," in the last paragraph. Lambda Expression

Change "(3 4 5 6)" in the result of the first expression of EXAMPLE11, into "'3". Binding expressions

Change "right of the binding-spec" in the paragraph of let*-expression, into "the end of the body". Syntax of Numerical Constants

Change "with the number name raised" in the last paragraph, into "with the unit name raised".

12 Style Language

12.5.2 Length Specification

Add "(length-spec? obj)" as the first item of the list.

12.6.6 Paragraph Flow Object Class

Change "#f" into "0pt", of the initial value in asis-wrap-indent: characteristics.

Change "expand-tabs?:" into "expand-tabs:", in expand-tabs?: characteristics.

Change "0" into "0pt", of the initial value in last-line-justify-limit: characteristics.

Add "The initial value is start." as the last description in line-number-side: characteristics.

Add "The initial value is a space." as the last description in line-number-sep: characteristics.

12.6.18 Box Flow Object Class

Delete the line-miter-limit: characteristics. Math-sequence Flow Object Class

Add the following characteristics just before the last paragraph:

  • keep-with-previous?:
  • keep-with-next?:
  • keep:
  • may-violate-keep-before?:
  • may-violate-keep-after?: Table-border Flow Object Class

Add the phrase:

"If there are conflicting borders of equal priority one from a table-border and one from a cell-border, the one from the table-border should win. If there are conflicting borders of equal priority, one with border-present?: #t and one with border-present?: #f, the one with border-present?: #t should win."

as the last descriptions in border-priority: characteristics.