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Paul Prescod scripsit:
> Because of the name/value orientation of data applications, it is
> usually safe to ignore an unknown element as an "extension". But in a
> document application unknown elements tend to have semantics that you
> really should deal with. A publisher can't say "I've never heard of a
> colophon, therefore I'll just throw it out."
If we must have a rule, let it be: In data-oriented applications, ignore
unknown elements. In document-oriented applications, replace an
unknown element by its content.
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