OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: [xml-dev] XML Designing Problems.

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

This is such a great group.  All my problems are solved & Thanks for all the inputs.
Thanks & Regards,
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, February 08, 2002 2:24 PM
Subject: RE: [xml-dev] XML Designing Problems.

Hi All,
I have an xml document that looks like this.
    <XYZ> Value of xyz </XYZ>
        <ABC> Value of Element1 </ABC>
        <XYZ> Value for this xyz </XYZ>
As you can see, the element XYZ is being used twice, once as the direct child of the root and another as children for the element 'Children1'.
My Questions:
1) Is this an acceptible design for the document?
2) Is there any specification that states that XML document shouldn't have duplicate elements like this? 
Using the same element in two different places is fine, many documents use <title> both within a section and a subsection.
But you shouldn't use <XML> as an element name, it's a reserved name.

Michael Kay
Software AG
home: Michael.H.Kay@ntlworld.com
work: Michael.Kay@softwareag.com


Information contained in this E-MAIL being proprietary to Wipro Limited
is 'privileged' and 'confidential' and intended for use only by the
individual or entity to which it is addressed. You are notified that any
use, copying or dissemination of the information contained in the E-MAIL
in any manner whatsoever is strictly prohibited.



News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS