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   RE: IDL?

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  • From: Eric Baatz - Sun Microsystems Labs BOS <ebaatz@barbaresco.East.Sun.COM>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Tue, 30 Dec 1997 11:28:45 -0500 (EST)

David Megginson <ak117@freenet.carleton.ca> writes:

>  My guess is that the level-one DOM includes comments only to support
>  messed-up HTML-related tools that hide what should be processing
>  instructions in comments.  I don't know if we really want to dirty
>  ourselves with this in XML, unless we can come up with a compelling
>  reason.

I can't comment on DOM motivation, but my use of XML is to transform
text that has been marked up with XML for better pronunciation into text
marked up with the commands of a specific speech synthesizer.  Having
comments in the transformed text that state the intent and techniques of
the markup is invaluable in trying to figure why something does not
sound right and how to fix it.

Eric Baatz
Sun Microsystems Laboratories
2 Elizabeth Drive, MS UCHL03-207                 (978) 442-0257
Chelmsford, MA 01824                        fax: (978) 250-5067
USA                                    Internet: eric.baatz@east.sun.com

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