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   Re: [xml-dev] Attribute Order (Was: Create XML )

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Tim Bray wrote:

> This is the one that did it for me.  I always felt vaguely guilty about 
> the existence of attributes, but that <a href="x">y</a> idiom seems so 
> smooth and more idiomatic than any other syntax I can imagine, that it 
> long ago reconciled me to them.  I haven't been able to work out the 
> abstractions and metaphysics of why this feels so right, beyond vague 
> hand-waving about two syntax flavors for when you're wrapping up two 
> really different kinds of things.  

Packaging an attribute as an element seems to require 2 elements to 
avoid mixed content. Is that it?

Bill de hÓra


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