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Re: [xml-dev] Ambiguous Content Model
- From: Kohsuke KAWAGUCHI <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2001 16:58:52 -0700
> The ambiguity comes from a restriction which lets us use simple state machines
> to implement parsing a content model: we read one element and decide which
> state to go to next.
To be precise, the ambiguity comes from a restriction which lets us use
"simple algorithm" to compile DTD representation into a simple state
The "simple state machine" itself, known as automaton, is capable of
handling these content models without any problem.