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Re: The relentless march of abstraction

Don Park wrote:

> I think infoset spec confuses people because there is no
> obvious use for it, like the way a history major would feel
> in a linear algebra class.  IMHO, 99% of XML users will find
> no use for it.

Not directly.  It's intended as a step toward clarifying and
making consistent the welter of XML specs, each with its own
data model.

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