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   RE: [SML] Whether to support Attribute or not?

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  • From: "Don Park" <donpark@docuverse.com>
  • To: <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Nov 1999 19:26:48 -0800

>> I think it is clear that attributes are needed under
>> the 'tradition' view of markup where all character
>> data is considered to be 'content'.  I think this
>> view is just as dangerous and restricting as the
>> 'sacred main document structure' view.
>Don't get me wrong. I have no problem with dropping attributes 
>in SML. What
>I was objecting to in the XML.COM article was the view that 
>attributes were
>a mistake in SGML in the first place.

Heh.  Thanks for the 'smackeroo', James.  That will teach me
to skipover a paragraph or two. <g>

Don Park    -   mailto:donpark@docuverse.com
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