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   Re: [xml-dev] canonicalization

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On Sun, 2002-03-03 at 18:03, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> 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.

Then that leaves me wondering yet again whether XInclude is as good an
idea as its promoters seems to believe.  Being _stuck_ with error
information in the content of a document rather than an explicit warning
seems like a pretty poor way to communicate that an error has occurred.

Guess I'll stick to my old-style tools, and leave those laser-beams
Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!


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