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   Re: [xml-dev] To tree, or not to tree ...(was Re: [xml-dev] The subsetti

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mc@xegesis.org (Mike Champion) writes:
>>> You claimed that a parser *has* to model the XML instance as a tree.
>>> DOM-type parsers do, but SAX-type parsers just don't.
>> No, I didn't. But I can see the tree from the maps :)
>Ooooh, this is getting into deep philosophical territory ... "If a
>tree grows from the SAX forest but there is no one there to see it, is
>it still a 'tree'????"  <grin>

Sometimes I want to treat it as a tree, sometimes I don't.  As long as
no one tells me that it must be a tree, I don't really care.  Seems
easier that way.

Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!
http://simonstl.com -- http://monasticxml.org


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