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- From: Wayne Steele <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2000 12:46:57 -0700 (PDT)
Why would someone prefer an edge-based model to a node-based one?
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.
>From: Michael Rys <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: "'email@example.com'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
>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...
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