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RE: Namespace dispatching

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 21:12:45 +0100
To: "TAG" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCGEDBEBAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>
> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
> Jacek Kopecky
> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2002 9:05 PM
> To: Paul Prescod
> Cc: TAG
> Subject: Re: Namespace dispatching
>  Paul, the TAG,
>  I'd like to voice my support for this view. I don't see what do
> processors gain from the XSLT shortcut. I can see what people
> gain, but then is anybody left who thinks XML is/should be
> readily human readable? 8-)
>  And the xslt:literal wrapper proposed by Paul disturbs
> readability very little, while adding dispatchability, so to
> speak. 8-)

Maybe I'm missing something but how would this solve similar problems with
other vocabularies?

For instance, I may have an XHTML document, which somewhere inside contains
XInclude instructions. I'd have to run this through an XInclude processor
before it can be passed to the browser.

So, while the XSLT problem can be worked around, I don't think this can be a
general solution....

Received on Wednesday, 20 February 2002 15:13:18 UTC

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