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  • From: "Don Park" <donpark@docuverse.com>
  • To: "'XML Dev'" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Nov 1999 20:15:27 -0800

>According to a post somewhere else (by Murata Makoto
>I think), 50% of Japanese XML pages use Japanese
>script markup.

Now, this is really fascinating.  Can you provide some
info on where I might dig to find more on this?  I
will go ahead and search Murata Makoto's message for

>An element name is not like a keyword in a programming
>language.  It is more like a variable name or field name.
>These have much more visibility to ordinary users than
>keywords in languages.

There is some truth in this but I would like to see the
evidence of this line of thinking being used in practice.
I would also like to see if they are doing it for the
right reasons or not.

I do not mind wrong or appearing to be an upright arse
as long as things turn out right in the end.


Don Park    -   mailto:donpark@docuverse.com
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