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- From: "Rick Jelliffe" <email@example.com>
- To: "XML Developers' List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 15:51:11 +1100
From: David Megginson <email@example.com
>In SGML, you have to write a special program to act on the information
>in the data attributes (nothing does this out of the box); in XML, you
>have to write a special program to act on the PUA.
Huh? OmniMark allows access to data attributes just as easily as element
out of the box. Several CALS-aware tools understand the notations used
in data attributes, e.g., when used for graphics.
And I dont agree that elements and characters and attributes and
entities should be thought of as interconvertable: search routines look
for character codes--I don't know of any search routines which allow
grepping on data and elements.
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