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   Re: [xml-dev] XML Diff Markup

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From: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>

> How do you specify what is deleted in file1.xml? How do you specify the
> value of xml:lang attribute on element x is changed from 'de' to 'en'?

> How do you specify in text node y the character '' is replaced by the
> entity reference &ouml;?

That last one is an entity-diffing issue, not an infoset-diffing issue. 

If you are annotating the data in an XML document, inline methods
such as the <html:ins> should work OK,  for basic things.

If you are annotating the markup, then external markers (links)
are better.  Then you get a nice three layered system: the data,
the markup, and the diffs.

Cheers
Rick Jelliffe




 

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