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RE: XML within XML - includes, transcludes, whatever

From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2000 15:13:06 -0500
To: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
> Wouldn't this idea require two passes through the XML instance to get to
> wellformed *and* valid?  If so, this seems clearly unacceptable
> performance-wise.  Or am I misunderstanding the idea?

One pass is enough: you validate the post-parse form in the
naive (brute-force approach) case, and with a more 
intelligent processor, validate as you parse.
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