Re: xml 2.0 - so it's on the way after all?
On Fri, 04 Feb 2005 13:04:09 -0800, Robert Koberg <rob@k...> wrote: > Amelia A Lewis wrote: > > On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 10:20:42PM +0200, Toni Uusitalo wrote: <snip/> > > At present, there's no apparent activity targeted toward providing an > > alternate entity-definition mechanism. > > Don't know if you followed the Ant(ish) thread but we use Ant and its > filter capabilities to do what entities do. For example, on copying > files(ets) like: > > <p>blah blah @psuedoentity@ blah<p> > > is replaced with its property definition. > > Alternatively you could use XInclude. > > Entities blow and are unnecessary. Sure, or just use XSLT and a bunch of other attached machinery. Somehow this strikes me like telling someone that they don't need a trunk on their favorite sports car and if they really want to haul groceries around they should go buy a 20 ton dump truck... (Not that I'm a fan of entities either.) -- Peter Hunsberger
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