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On Tue, 9 Jul 2002, Dan York <dan_york@mitel.com> wrote:

> > ... using SGML ... INCLUDE/IGNORE marked sectons. ... Although there are
> > techniques for achieving this with XML (by hacking XSLT code to evaluate
> > element attribtues) I believe that the SGML feature is safer and
> > preferable.
> As a replacement for this functionality, I would suggest you take a look
> at the "profiling" that has been included in the last several releases
> of the XSLT stylesheets.

It is specificallyt this that I critised above. I beleive that "profiling"
obviates that fundamental SGML principle of obfuscation; something that
sadly the XML crew seem to have forgotten.

Regards, Trevor

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