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   Re: [xml-dev] ANN: xpath1() scheme for XPointer

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Uche Ogbuji wrote:

> >From: "Simon St.Laurent"
> >I've never quite cottened on to why XIncludes are useful.  Is it because
> >the longevity of ID/IDREF means that "document scope" has not gone
> >away, yet because entities are not first-class constructs in XML the 
> current
> >generation of tools promotes an all-element solution (and bugger the
> >structure)?
> To me, the following are the most useful things about XIncludes which are
> lacking in EPEs:

I also thought XInclude sounded plausible and useful when they first 
started talking about it, but I have to say it has been almost 
completely ignored.  -Tim


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