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   Re: [xml-dev] Data-oriented XML [was: Scatter/gather pattern]

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Sean McGrath wrote:
> Yes, this is data-oriented. The difference between data-oriented and
> doc-oriented is primarily (a) homogenous structure, (b) no recursion
> and (c) no mixed content.

Why no recursion? A bill of materials strikes me as classic
data-oriented XML and it's entirely recursive. (I don't think the
difficulty of querying recursive structures with SQL should make them
not be considered data-oriented.)

-- Ron


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