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Re: The xi namespace

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 09:02:21 -0600
To: Murray Maloney <murray@muzmo.com>
Cc: Chimezie Ogbuji <ogbujic@bio.ri.ccf.org>, public-grddl-wg <public-grddl-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1166626942.9088.320.camel@dirk>

On Tue, 2006-12-19 at 10:28 -0500, Murray Maloney wrote:
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> Stepping out of Devil's Advocate role for a moment...
> 
> I think that the GRDDL spec should become clear that the source document 
> infoset
> must reflect any declared DTD or schema, and must exercise XInclude. Anything
> less abrogates the Faithful Rendition promise and is a failure.

Hmm... argument by assertion. I'm not convinced.

It seems to me necessary and sufficient to design GRDDL so that it
has no specific mention of XInclude at all. The source document
infoset is what you get by parsing the bytes that come over the wire.

> My xi namespace proposal is at best a stop-gap measure aimed at mitigating 
> the impact
> of such failure.
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