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   Re: [xml-dev] InnerXml is like printf (WAS: Underwhelmed)

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Miles Sabin <miles@milessabin.com> wrote:
| Arjun Ray wrote,

|>| Even when there's no (or an evolving) DTD/schema?
|> No schema?  Sounds like tag soup, then.  All bets are off.
| Right, so code generation isn't a complete solution.

Yes, the incomplete part is where the other end is willing to accept the
costs.  See my rant following up to Elliotte :-) 
| There is, after all, a role for generic XML processing. 

As text?  Perhaps in editing environments, but I don't know of any other
meaningful use case. 

| Or consider things which amount to much the same thing as there being 
| no DTD/schema from a codegen POV: processing documents with multiple 
| schemas 

Who said we can import only one library? ;-)

| (maybe an open-ended collection), 

As in, where the GP can be counted on to have domain-specific knowledge of
that many vocabularies?

I smell tag soup.

| or processing document fragments.

As in, non-well-formed fragments to begin with?  I'm not sure what that
has to do with generating output.  In what way could it be useful to
produce fragments that are not well-formed?  


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