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   Re: [xml-dev] canonicalization

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At 5:04 PM -0500 3/3/02, Simon St.Laurent wrote:

>I see what you mean, but I'd expect the canonicalization to have already
>performed that resolution, and halted if it encountered a fall back.
>The canonicalized document sent to me would have no risk of "backhoe
>errors" modifying the meaning of the document, much as canonicalization
>currently removes the risk of external entities suffering backhoe

However, that's not an option in the current XInclude draft. It 
specifically states in section 4.4 Fallback Behavior:

XInclude processors must perform fallback behavior in the event of a 
resource error, as follows:

If you turn off fallbacks, then you're not doing XInclude processing 
according to the latest CR. The fallback option is a critical 
difference between XInclude and external entities.

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