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Re: [xml-dev] Are subelements significant by themselves?

Seairth Jacobs wrote:

> Does an element have any useful significance without knowing the elements
> above it?  In other words, without knowing anything about the parent
> element(s) of a given child element, is the child element useful for
> anything at all?

Why not?  It would make perfect sense to write something that
harvested only xhtml:a elements, ignoring all context.

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