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   Re: XML and inheritance and transformation of representations

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  • From: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
  • To: "Tolkin, Steve" <Steve.Tolkin@fmr.com>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2000 10:21:00 +0100

There's a tradeoff between isomorphism to the application data model
and utility/validatability of the XML form.  There are some useful
ideas around, some in the direction of marshalling/unmarshalling
_without_ schemas [1], some on what it would mean to specify a
declarative mapping between document model and application model [2].


[1] http://www.w3.org/TandS/QL/QL98/pp/microsoft-serializing.html
[2] http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/LayeredArch/
  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
     2 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LW, SCOTLAND -- (44) 131 650-4440
	    Fax: (44) 131 650-4587, e-mail: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk
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