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From "Peter Reilly" <peter.kitt.rei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: xinclude for ant?
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2007 22:46:32 GMT
On 6/20/07, Dominique Devienne <ddevienne@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/20/07, Peter Reilly <peter.kitt.reilly@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have just realized that xinclude can be enabled easily using JAXPUtils:
> > +            nsParserFactory.setXIncludeAware(true);
>
> Cool, but the Javadoc says @since 1.5, so you'd have to use reflection.

No problem.
Alternatively, I think that we can use the feature setting method to enable it:
http://xerces.apache.org/xerces2-j/features.html#xinclude
Peter

>
> > I can see problems :- the inclusion is at the xml level and ant does
> > not know about the included file (ant does not get SAX events on about
> > the inclusion), so that any errors in the included file will be reported at the
> > includer line. This means that it is not user friendly.
>
> I don't think that's a big deal for whoever uses XInclude. I used to
> use SYSTEM entity includes before <import> came along, and the
> XInclude syntax is better. This is worth including (pun intended ;-)
> IMHO. --DD
>
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