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   Re: Need Information Set Clarification

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  • From: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@idoox.com>
  • To: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <clbullar@ingr.com>
  • Date: Sun, 03 Sep 2000 14:20:41 +0200 (CEST)

Hello Claude. 8-)

Infoset only says what kinds of information are extractable from an
XML document. The first quote probably means that DOM and XPath nodes
may be more or less granular. The second quote says DOM level 1 core
does allow access to all the infoset items that Infoset requires.

                            Jacek Kopecky
                            Idoox s.r.o.

On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:

 > Can someone please clarify the relationship of these statements 
 > in the xml-infoset (07/28/2000) spec:
 > "Information items do not map one-to-one with the Nodes 
 > of the DOM or the "tree" and "nodes" of the XPath data 
 > model."
 > Then later in a Note:
 > "To the best of the editor's knowledge and belief, 
 > the interface specified by the Document Object Model, 
 > Level 1 Core Recommendation [DOM] conforms to the 
 > XML Information Set as currently specified."
 > Sometimes I think I understand this, then I suffer 
 > a lack of confidence attack.   What is the relationship of 
 > the InfoSet to the DOM, SAX, and XPath?
 > Len Bullard
 > Intergraph Public Safety
 > clbullar@ingr.com
 > http://fly.hiwaay.net/~cbullard/lensongs.ram
 > Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
 > Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h


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