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Re: [xml-dev] Caught napping!

PaulT scripsit:

> 1. XML has no reasonable model behind it.
> ( where it is? where is the math, 'mapped'  into
> some real stuff ( like it is with SQL and/or regexprs),

Google for "hedge automata".

> It takes ages to get a 'simple' things clean. It took
> *years* for UNIX guys to 'invent'  the '|' symbol !
> Just a stupid '|' symbol!

Well, maybe a few months after ken and dmr started to think
about the problem.

John Cowan           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              cowan@ccil.org
Please leave your values        |       Check your assumptions.  In fact,
   at the front desk.           |          check your assumptions at the door.
     --sign in Paris hotel      |            --Miles Vorkosigan