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Re: TPAC topic: Extending XInclude

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 21:17:44 -0700
To: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2fwi9pzfb.fsf@nwalsh.com>
"Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com> writes:
> Paul said we could say that all attributes on the xinclude element
> that are in the xinclude namespace should be copied to the "root"
> included node(s).  That one thing would allow a follow up process
> such as Norm's XSLT to do the necessary fixup.  If one did xinclude
> processing after validation, one could give those extra attributes
> defaults in the schema so that they didn't need to be authored.

I still feel like it might be better to say that all attributes in
*any* namespace get copied over. That avoids any contention over the
local names of the attributes. DocBook can have db:transclusion-policy
without walking on anyone else.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh
Lead Engineer
MarkLogic Corporation
Phone: +1 413 624 6676

Received on Monday, 31 October 2011 04:18:41 UTC

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