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At 12:43 PM 10/22/2002 -0400, Mike Champion wrote:
>There seems to be a presupposition that OO approaches to XML app
>design are de rigeur .... but the whole point of XML is to break the
>encapsulation of data!  Am I missing something here?

XML does not have most of the properties of objects - it has no 
encapsulation and no methods, and the methods that it doesn't have aren't 
polymorphic. I haven't been happy with the approaches that try to make XML 
object oriented, it seems like a model mismatch.



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