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   Re: [xml-dev] Co-operating with Architectural Forms

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Ronald Bourret wrote:

> How rich are the transformations that AFs can perform? Can they do
> anything more than renaming? For example, can they do reordering,
> concatenating, adding/eliminating intermediate structure, etc.?

It can't reorder or add.  It can remove an element, or replace it with
its content, or reduce an element to just <foo id="name"> in
order to preserve ID/IDREF validity.  It can change the (simple)
content of an element into an attribute.

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