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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT]: Xerces-J 2.5.0 now available
Date Sat, 02 Aug 2003 17:41:47 GMT

On Friday, Aug 1, 2003, at 17:10 Europe/Rome, Bruno Dumon wrote:

> On Fri, 2003-08-01 at 17:06, Gianugo Rabellino wrote:
>> Steven Noels wrote:
>>> On 1/08/2003 15:29 Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
>>>>> The Xerces-J team is very happy to announce that version 2.5.0 of
>>>>> Xerces-J is now available. This release provides a partial partial
>>>>> implementation of the XML
>>>>> Inclusions (XInclude) W3C Candidate Recommendation
>>>> Has anybody seen this / tried this with Cocoon?
>>> Our own Transformer already does XPointer & XML Base.
>> But I would *love* to delegate that to the Xerces guys, if possible...
>> out implementation is partial and probably not going anywhere, theirs
>> might be much more supported and vital.
> I find it quite odd that XInclude is part of the parser. They could as
> well start putting XSLT support in there.

I wouldn't be surprised if they added an XNI filter based on Xalan. 
After a while, a parser is a parser, there is not so much you can do on 
it ;-)

remeber that Xerces is pipeline based as well (internally).

> A cocoon XInclude transformer has the advantage that you can put it
> anywhere in the pipeline, i.e. after another transformation has been
> applied. And it allows to do XInclude processing on stuff that's not
> parsed from an XML file.

totally agre here.


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