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Re: [xml-dev] XML mantra, from Sean McGrath

On Tue, 2014-01-07 at 12:59 -0600, cbullard@hiwaay.net wrote:
> [...]

> d, there are lines not worth crossing.  XI:INCLUDE is  
> one.  If DOCTYPEs aren't a problem and the modules are consistent,  
> entities work just fine, cheaply and for less programming.

This of course depends on your environment. E.g. some commonly-used XML
processors (including libxml) support XInclude out-of-the-box.


> IOW, we often are hired to use the tools at hand and we have to be  
> sharp enough to do that.

It's a trade-off - sometimes introducing new tools is a better answer
and soemtimes it isn't.


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