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   Ampersand connector in XML

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  • From: Alison Lennon <alison@research.canon.com.au>
  • To: XML-Dev Mailing list <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 12:24:50 +1000

Could someone please explain to me why the ampersand group connector
of SGML was not included in XML. 

It seems to me that the absence of this connector results in
significant problems for many applications based on XML that want to
use unordered lists of elements.

Alison Lennon, Senior Research Engineer
Canon Information Systems Research Australia Pty Ltd (CISRA),
1 Thomas Holt Drive,North Ryde,Sydney, NSW 2113.
Ph +61-2-9805-2931, Fax +61-2-9805-2929

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