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- From: "Ogievetsky, Nikita" <email@example.com>
- To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 17:53:19 -0500
Steve DeRose wrote:
>I imagine you mean "in" the system identifier of an entity declaration,
><!ENTITY mysection SYSTEM
>>Is it (or will it be?) possible to use XPointer as Entity reference?
>>This will allow me to generic element content, changing depending on
>>children/ancestors surrounding... (so close to real life...)
>>Of course it is dangerous as a source of circular references...
>>- so it will be an extra burden for a parser.
Yes this will be really good to have. But I want to go even further:
Sort of XPoiter function. For example:
<About>My name is &ancestor(1,this,FirstName,*);</About>
i.e. XPointer relative to context of current #element.
I do not want to hardcode it becouse a user should be free to modify
however he wants.
I am working now on an application that needs this kind of functionality.
I do not know of any parser that has it, so will have to create
an add-on. If you have any advice, would greatly appreciate it.
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