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   Re: [xml-dev] Re: Are the publishing users happy? Why not?

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Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:

> There is an abvious difference here, but how about between
>    <nikon:lens/>
> and
>    <lens manufacturer="Nikon"/>
> ?
> The information content is the same right?

I was about to offer:


as I thought Len was talking about visual cues to users rather than 
information capture. But I like the attribute approach better. Fwiw, 
there seems to be more (explicit) information with the attribute (if 
you look at it in an RDFish way as <subject property="value"/>. 
There's also opportunity to do searches and sorts with such attributes.

Bill de hÓra


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