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From: Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 12:29:11 -0500
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[mailto:w3c-ac-members-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Susan Lesch
Sent: Wednesday, 2006 November 15 10:54
To: w3c-ac-members@w3.org
Subject: XInclude 1.0 Second Edition Is a W3C Recommendation

Dear Advisory Committee Representative,

It is my pleasure to announce that a new edition of XInclude 1.0 has
published as a W3C Recommendation, superseding the first edition:

    XML Inclusions (XInclude) Version 1.0 (Second Edition)

All Members who responded to the Call for Review [1] of the Proposed
Recommendation supported the publication of this specification as a W3C

W3C would like to thank the XML Core Working Group [2] for their
work to maintain the XML family of specifications.

For Tim Berners-Lee, Director;
Susan Lesch, W3C Communications Team

Disposition of Comments

One comment suggesting improved wording was received during the Proposed
Edited Recommendation review, and the change (which was editorial) was
accepted by the Working Group and incorporated.

Quoting from the
XML Inclusions (XInclude) Version 1.0 (Second Edition)
W3C Recommendation 15 November 2006

This version:
Latest version:
Previous versions:
    Jonathan Marsh, Microsoft <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
    David Orchard, BEA Systems <dorchard@bea.com>
    Daniel Veillard <daniel@veillard.com> - Second Edition


   This document specifies a processing model and syntax for general
   purpose inclusion. Inclusion is accomplished by merging a number of
   XML information sets into a single composite infoset. Specification
   of the XML documents (infosets) to be merged and control over the
   merging process is expressed in XML-friendly syntax (elements,
   attributes, URI references).

Status of this Document

   This section describes the status of this document at the time of
   its publication. Other documents may supersede this document. A
   list of current W3C publications and the latest revision of this
   technical report can be found in the W3C technical reports index
   at http://www.w3.org/TR/.

   This document has been produced by the W3C XML Core Working Group
   as part of the XML Activity. The English version of this
   specification is the only normative version. However, for
   translations of this document, see

   This document is a W3C Recommendation. This second edition is not
   a new version of XInclude. As a convenience to readers, it
   incorporates the changes dictated by the accumulated errata
   (available at http://www.w3.org/2004/12/xinclude-errata/ to the
   First Edition of XInclude 1.0, dated 20 December 2004, which it

   Please report errors in this document to the public
   www-xml-xinclude-comments@w3.org mailing-list; archives are
   available. The errata list for this edition is available at

   Known implementations are documented in the XInclude
   Implementation Report at
   A Test Suite is maintained at http://www.w3.org/XML/Test/XInclude/
   to help in assessing conformance to this specification. The latest
   release of the Test Suite includes new test cases which
   implementers can use to check their conformance to the changes
   included in this new edition.

   This document has been reviewed by W3C Members, by software
   developers, and by other W3C groups and interested parties, and is
   endorsed by the Director as a W3C Recommendation. It is a stable
   document and may be used as reference material or cited from
   another document. W3C's role in making the Recommendation is to
   draw attention to the specification and to promote its widespread
   deployment. This enhances the functionality and interoperability
   of the Web.

   This document is governed by the 24 January 2002 CPP as amended by
   the W3C Patent Policy Transition Procedure. W3C maintains a public
   list of any patent disclosures made in connection with the
   deliverables of the group; that page also includes instructions
   for disclosing a patent. An individual who has actual knowledge of
   a patent which the individual believes contains Essential Claim(s)
   must disclose the information in accordance with section 6 of the
   W3C Patent Policy.

Description of the W3C Recommendation Maturity Level

W3C Recommendation (REC)

A W3C Recommendation is a specification or set of guidelines that, after
extensive consensus-building, has received the endorsement of W3C
Members and
the Director. W3C recommends the wide deployment of its Recommendations.
W3C Recommendations are similar to the standards published by other

 From the W3C Process Document section 7.1.2:

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-members/2006OctDec/0001
[2] http://www.w3.org/XML/Core/
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