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   Re: [xml-dev] How to include one xml file in another?

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Chris Gray wrote:

> Sorry.  Poor choice of words.  I meant not _universally_ supported.  The
> major programming platforms may support it, but my understanding is that
> many client applications don't support it yet (XMLSpy 2006 or Mozilla, for
> instance).  I would suspect that most cobbled together RSS feed readers
> don't recognize _any_ mechanism for including another file.

Oh, yeah, that's true. Support in tools is still weak.

> And what is the status of XInclude with non-validating parsers?  I would
> assume they are allowed to ignore it.  It sounded to me like the original
> poster was hoping that the client software would do the including on the
> fly, but I suspect server-side is the only reliable way to go.

XInclude is orthogonal to validation by definition.


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