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RE: reference of a remote doc

Firts it would be nice to know what are you using to write this.  Speaking
for perl you can use Matt's XML::XPath or Michael's XML::Twig.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dimiter Naydenov [mailto:bluelight@omega.bg]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2001 1:10 PM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: reference of a remote doc
> Hello,
> I would like to ask how one could reference a remote document (such as
> "www.test.org/docs/samp.xml") and get a part of its DOM (say an
> element with
> all below it) and use it in a local XML (e.g. insert it as a new element
> somewhere). The "local" XML doc is processed by a parser and then is
> modified dynamically (new elements are inserted/deleted).
> Is it possible to use a combination of XLink and XPath for the reference
> (href to "www.test.org/..." and xpath "/a/b/c") (or maybe XLink is not
> necessary here) ?
> Is there a way to do this with any XML DOM implementation,
> without writting
> XPath parser etc. ?
> Thanks,
> Dimiter Naydenov
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