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Patrick Durusau scripsit:
> Underlying XML is a data model. That data model is set forth at:
Despite the impressive-looking URL, this document is utterly without authority.
If you look at the parent page, http://www.w3.org/XML/notes.html, it says
"This page collects some thoughts on XML and links to some software. It
dates from 1997 and is not currently maintained."
> It is not happenstance that all of the "data models" that you cite,
> PSVI, XPath, DOM, are based on the presumption of a tree. The tree model
> underlies all those "data models" and its presence was not a matter of
> chance (or choice).
The SAX data model, however, is linearized, not tree-structured.
A poetical purist named Cowan [that's me: firstname.lastname@example.org]
Once put the rest of us dowan. [on xml-dev]
"Your verse would be sweeter http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
If it only had metre http://www.reutershealth.com
And rhymes that didn't force me to frowan." [overpacked line!] --Michael Kay