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   Re: [xml-dev] There is a meaning, but it's not in the data alone

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On Thursday 24 January 2002 11:47 am, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> Steve's message is pertinent.  Maybe XML needs to, as
> a human does, be able to go in both directions.  That
> is, a parent constrains the element, but an element should
> be able to cite its eligible parents.

How is that contract to be obeyed?

> Packaging the application was what the MID project was
> about.  There turn out to be (in my experience) only a
> few solutions if one can bet past arguing over PIs
> and pointy vs curly brackets.

I'd agree with that. The MID was an interesting application... the 
system I did years ago was similar in some ways to it.


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