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   Re: [xml-dev] Call for information about XML-Fragments

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On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 03:52:00PM +0100, Robin Berjon wrote:
> Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 03:51:50AM -0700, MASSIMILIANO GRANDI wrote:
> >>I would like to know what point XML Fragment Interchange W3C Candidate
> >>Recommendation (issued on the 12th of February 2001) has got. 
> > 
> >   Nowhere. Lack of interest and absence of implementations, it just
> > stalled :-(
> Was there complete lack of interest, or were there other serious issues? I've 
> heard of renewed interest in XML Packaging from a number of places, and XML 
> Fragments would be quite certainly useful for certain potential packaging 
> requirements (eg streaming). I've also seen *very* strong interest in fragments 
> from people looking into binary infosets.

  Well, that spec, was simple, in time, but nobody implemented it at the
time. Maybe there is renewed interest now, but that's why things stopped
suddenly then.


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