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Re: [xml-dev] Ten Years Later - XML 1.0 Fifth Edition?

Liam Quin wrote:

> The possibility of semantic information above the actual character is
> also important for some use cases, e.g. for searching, or for changing
> product names, company names, etc... &product; &version;... to some
> extent XInclude can replace this functionality, but only if the
> XML is designed with this in mind.

That's the use case, but I just don't see this happening out in the 
field. This is a feature that never got the uptake to justify its cost.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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