XML: is there an "xml-include"

Robert A. (Bob) Morris ram at CS.UMB.EDU
Tue Nov 20 06:40:59 CET 2001

Yes. See

Gregor Hagedorn writes:
 > Date:         Tue, 20 Nov 2001 11:17:27 +0100
 > From: Gregor Hagedorn <G.Hagedorn at bba.de>
 > To: TDWG-SDD at usobi.org
 > Subject:      XML: is there an "xml-include"
 > If character are defined with an id (numeric or character) in one
 > file, and the item descriptions use these ids through idref or
 > through xml-schema keyref means:
 > How can a validating parser validate the schema, including keyrefs,
 > without having to include the entire character definition in each of
 > 1000s of taxon description xml files? Can the ids for idref/keyref be
 > declared to be in a separate file?
 > I could not find a standard xml-include command. I know there is one
 > defined for dtds, but that is all I could find.
 > Can the xml experts help?
 > Gregor
 > PS I will post minutes of the TDWG meeting within the next days
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 > Gregor Hagedorn (G.Hagedorn at bba.de)
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