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> It seems one shouldn't dive too deep into the syntax
> without acquainting them with the infoset and at least
> saying: "XML Is Syntax. Full Stop. XML Frameworks
> are something different. Don't get too settled into
> your convictions until you see my provider examples.",
> and then give them the overview. Then the
> "Just show me the code" mentality can be made to
> work to the instructor's advantage because they
> see the code and realize that syntax is not being
> emphasized and that they need to adjust their paradigm.
Agreed. I've found that no matter how clear or eloquent the description,
it's not until the see some practical examples of the Infoset in action
that they really begin to understand and appreciate it.
Aaron Skonnard <http://skonnard.com>, DevelopMentor <http://develop.com>
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