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On Thursday 31 January 2002 07:05 pm, Paul Prescod wrote:
> > Sounds kind of like groves...
> Grove nodes have one and only one node type. Even Steve hasn't been
> radical enough to suggest that any grove property should suffice as
> the node type.
My assertion is that 'type' is determined by the thing looking at the
data, not something intrinsic to the data itself.
> The GI is the name of the type.
If interpreted that way... anyway, the point is that the element
'has-a' GI that a processor can use in it's deduction of type.
I'm kind of comparing XML DOM (has-a) to HTML DOM (is-a).