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   Re: [xml-dev] XSLT 2.0 and XSL(-FO) 2.0

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In <200205140201.g4E214S02202@dragon.flightlab.com>, Joe English
<jenglish@flightlab.com> wrote:

| It seems to me that a good strategy for infoset-augmenting processes
| would be to simply add attributes with a distinguished namespace.

There's a traditional precedent for this;-)

| This keeps things entirely within the XML 1.0 data model.
| For example, instead of adding a [type definition name] information
| set item to an element, it could add an "xs:type" attribute.

How different is this from a NOTATION, though?

| Those that need to augment attributes should really think twice
| about wanting to do that :-), but HyTime-style paired lists would
| work here.

Perhaps, except that paired lists can't be extracted without an extension
function.  (One reason why I find XSLT disappointing.)


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