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Mike Champion wrote:
> Kick me out of the fraternity if you want, but I can
> imagine doing this input, validation, display job
> MUCH easier with procedural code than XML ...
But wait! There's more! Limericks and haiku aren't the only
kinds of strict-form lyric, you know. Unfortunately,
I cannot find any regular xml-dev poster or W3C contributor
with a perfect double dactylic (DA-da-da-DA-da-da) name,
so I have had to approximate:
Henry S. Thompson said,
"Syntactic, structure, and
Value constraints we
Express on the fly."
Simon St. Laurent: "Your
Schemas must die!"
Try to escape those I-
We could use many more
Unicode weenies and
And here's the schema:
<double-dactyl class="meta" author="mailto:email@example.com">
Dactyls in dimeter,
Verse form with choriambs
One sentence (two stanzas)
Challenges poets who
Don't have the time.
Finally, here's a tanka, or Extended Haiku (5-7-5-7-7):
Issue lots of Drafts.
So much more to understand!
Might simplicity return?
Not to perambulate || John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
the corridors || http://www.reutershealth.com
during the hours of repose || http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
in the boots of ascension. \\ Sign in Austrian ski-resort hotel