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From: "Elliotte Rusty Harold" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> At 5:51 PM +0100 1/15/02, Nicolas LEHUEN wrote:
> >Maybe what we try to say is that from a programmatical point of view, there
> >is no added information in a format where the meta-data is embedded into the
> >data, compared to a format where meta-data is expressed in a header and pure
> >data follows. The only advantage is for human eyes ; it is great for
> >debugging. But one should never think that embedding meta-data within data
> >gives any advantage to XML vs. "header-then-data" formats.
> That's exactly what I do think
What about mixed content? How do you do that in CSV reasonably?
What about stream processing of open-content-model XML, where you don't know
the elements being used until they are encountered?