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   Re: [xml-dev] Documents, data and markup: YAML Ain't Markup Language

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John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com> writes:

> 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.

I'd go one further: If you strip all markup and the document is still
human-readable, it's a document document.



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