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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Using XIncludes to include infosets

At 3:17 AM -0500 2/2/04, Daniel Veillard wrote:
>On Sun, Feb 01, 2004 at 03:00:13PM -0800, Bob Stayton wrote:
>>  Personally, I find the xpointer="xpointer()" syntax a bit redundant.
>>  I would think the name of the attribute would indicate that the value
>>  is an XPointer.  I wonder if "xpointer()" is necessary?
>>  I can't actually tell from reading the W3C specs.  Perhaps
>>  Daniel Velliard can clarify.

It's absolutely necessary. xpointer() is not the only XPointer 
scheme. There's also element(), xmlns(), and some unofficial ones 
like xpath().

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)

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