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  • From: "Don Park" <donpark@docuverse.com>
  • To: "'XML Developers' list'" <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 07:02:52 -0800

>Henry's suggestion used a leading "." to flag an element to be
>interpreted as an attribute but this leads straight to the question of
>why use real attributes at all when the schema can be designed to do
>whatever you want with elements?

Leading "." violates XML 1.0 spec so they will have to be appended
instead (i.e. "<href.>").  Frankly, I disagree with rather strict
name production rule.

    <">Hi, Jon!</">


Don Park    -   mailto:donpark@docuverse.com
Docuverse   -   http://www.docuverse.com

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