Re: Inherited Characteristics

Subject: Re: Inherited Characteristics
From: Peter Nilsson <pnidv96@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 1999 21:49:38 +0100 (CET)
On Sun, 12 Dec 1999, Simon Pepping wrote:

> Generally, is every specification of an inherited characteristic
> valid, regardless of whether it is applicable to the FO for which it
> is specified, and should it be applied to the children for which it is

That is the main purpose of inherited characteristics. The children FOs
inherit them from their parent.

> relevant? This would make every FO act as a sequence FO. Or should
> such specifications be ignored?
You may also express it the other way. A sequence is just a flow object
resulting in the concatenation of the results of its children, useful for
setting ICs on a sequence of flow objects. Somehow, that's the way it is
said in the spec.

/Peter Nilsson

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