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- From: Ronald Bourret <email@example.com>
- To: "XML Developers' List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 18:25:04 +0100
David Megginson wrote:
> > Is it worth distinguishing between elements that can only contain
> > and elements that can contain both PCDATA and subelements? I realize
> > the XML spec doesn't have separate terms for these, but in real life
> > are very different. A PCDATA-only element is very close to an
> > while an element containg PCDATA and elements is a very different beast
> > altogether.
> You can distinguish that by looking at the normalised content model.
I knew you were going to say that :) The same is also true of the other
content models. The parser can determine this very easily and I find it a
worthwhile distinction. Any other takers?
-- Ron Bourret
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