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RE: Action Item: http://www.w3.org/2006/04/19-i18nits-minutes.html#action01 (handling of inclusions)

From: Yves Savourel <yves@opentag.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 12:31:10 +0200
To: "'Felix Sasaki'" <fsasaki@w3.org>, "'Lieske, Christian'" <christian.lieske@sap.com>
Cc: <public-i18n-its@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000301c66853$5fd5f6f0$640fa8c0@Breizh>

Hi Felix, all,
 
> It seems that it was clear to Sebastian, only unclear to Yves 
> and me, so how about adding just one sentence to your proposal:
>
> <note>
> The XPath expressions used by ITS selection assume that any inclusions 
> (such as those based on XInclude) are resolved before selection is 
> applied. Accordingly, inclusion mechanisms such as XInclude or DITA's 
> <gi>conref</gi> may need to be followed before ITS selections are 
> applied. </note>
>
> that is:
> [[However, to avoid interoperability problems, the interpretation of 
> XPath expressions within the ITS selections MUST NOT require that 
> inclusion mechanisms are  processed.]]

But wouldn't this addition contradict the first sentence? If we assume inclusions are resolved it means we've probably processed
them.

I think we need to make clear to what info set the selection is applied to: it either includes or not the external references. [and
IMO it does not].

-yves
Received on Tuesday, 25 April 2006 10:38:10 UTC

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