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

At 5:30 PM +0100 2/2/04, Peter Ring wrote:
>Thanks for the clarifications (and sorry for top-posting this way)
>Yes, I hinted to the xpointer() scheme draft
>Is it possible to state something in general terms (suitable for docbook-aps
>rather than xml-dev) about what goes on? Pointing at document fragments is a
>fairly basic thing; are we -- eventually -- to expect conceptually coherent

No, you should not expect such a thing, at least not from the W3C. 
The effort to develop such a syntax there failed, and is unlikely to 
be restarted anytime in the next few years. It's always possible a 
third party(s) will develop their own solution which could achieve de 
facto adoption.

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

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