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Elliotte Rusty Harold scripsit:
> Does this have any use for XML? Is there any point to letting the
> root shift from one node to another while still keeping everything in
> the tree?
It may be my lack of imagination, but I don't see it. That trick is
primarily important where the tree is more or less arbitrary, just
used to provide quick key-based access to what is really a plain old
sequence. XML trees in almost all cases have semantics of their own.
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