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   RE: On edge-labelled graphs in XML

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  • From: Wayne Steele <xmlmaster@hotmail.com>
  • To: mrys@microsoft.com, xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2000 12:46:57 -0700 (PDT)

Why would someone prefer an edge-based model to a node-based one?
or vice-versa?

IMHO, the concepts of a "node" and a "tree" seem pretty straightforward; 
dealing with edge-based abstractions is about as comfortable as reading a 
book turned upside-down.

-Wayne Steele

>From: Michael Rys <mrys@microsoft.com>
>To: "'tpassin@home.com'" <tpassin@home.com>, xml-dev@xml.org
>Subject: RE: Research notebook: On edge-labelled graphs in XML
>Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2000 23:36:11 -0700
>This is an interesting observation. As a proponent of edge-labelled graphs
>(Lore, proposed XML data model based on edge-labelled graphs about a year
>ago) I would favor this, however, due to the extensive node-centric models
>within the W3C (DOM, XPath, but not the Infoset which should be interpreted
>as agnostic on this), the current working draft is (in my personal and
>humble opinion unfortunately) also node-labelled...
>Best regards
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