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- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: XML Dev <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 26 Oct 1998 10:47:01 -0500
Vrijland, Jacco TRC-OGRS/2 wrote:
> In this previous structure I have not
> yet incorporated a general description of the data (possibly quite a
> long string).
One good reason for modeling long descriptions as character data
rather than attribute values is to incorporate markup into it.
Descriptions are often the better for a bit of rich text: they
need things like emphasis and even hyperlinks. For a DTD building
block that provides such things, see
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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