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   Re: [xml-dev] On the promotion and demotion of information items(was Re:

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Dare Obasanjo wrote:
> I'm curious. Have you ever seen a machine.config file? If so I'd like to know why you think config file comments should be placed in an attribute simply because you seem to have some aversion to using certain aspects of XML. 
> I can't imagine anything uglier than putting a multiline comment into an attribute simply to satisfy some perverse need to not use XML comments. 

Even if what you're saying made any sense, I suspect it'd be 
irrelevant. The point is the OP is saying in a roundabout way  'I 
have to hack on comments and treat them as not comments to get 
something done'. That suggests:

  * an abuse of the document
  * a badly designed document

Bill de hÓra


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