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   RE: power uses of XML vs. simple uses of XML

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  • From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
  • To: xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 13:21:01 -0700

> I think you're talking about two different things though. Your
> implementation of detecting the document type by top level tag is only
> valid if the entire document gets embedded.

Not really:

I can use

   <graphic type="svg">

just as well as


I'd argue that the former is cleaner overall. Again though, the
point is that me or my application controls the markup and it's
semantics to a point where I don't need namespaces.



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