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Re: Re Deprecate/Undefined (was Request for status dump and issues check)

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 15:25:53 -0400
Message-ID: <3953B9C1.A1DB1D46@reutershealth.com>
To: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>, "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
Paul Grosso wrote:

> (3) XPath is not defined on top
> of infoset, rather it defines its own data/object model.

True, but James Clark and I conspired to make sure the Infoset model and the
XPath model were compatible.

> Yes, this is an open issue for XPointer already.  For example,
> it is not clear if XPointer can address into an external parsed
> entity because it's not clear that such has an infoset.

It's clear to *me*: it can't.


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