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   Re: XLink transformations

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  • From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>
  • To: Ben Trafford <ben@legendary.org>, xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2000 07:03:06 +0100


>          That's news to me, Martin. The Infoset (upon which XInclude is 
> based) allows for information items to be passed about the prolog. XInclude 
> does not prohibit the prolog information to be passed during the inclusion, 
> and since it merges infosets, one must assume that the prolog information 
> is also passed. Since PIs are legal at any point in an XML document, it is 
> premature to assume that they are automatically invalidated by their 
> presence within the document. It seems to me that it would behoove the XML 
> Core WG to consider the merging of informat

Not that they are invalid, simply that they can have not effect - xml-stylesheet PIs only have effect when encountered in the prolog - any other effect is application specific.



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