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   RE: [xml-dev] XML database enviroment using PostgreSQL

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Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote
>I *hate* those terms. All XML documents contain data. All XML data is 
>found in documents. No exceptions. I've been pushing the alternative 
>terms record-like and narrative, which I think are more descriptive, 
>for a few years now, but so far without much success. :-(

Well, with some limited success.  I've used those concepts in presentations
both at a sister company (they focus on record-like data, while we focus on
narrative data) and at the 2003 ArborText User Group conference.  Light
bulbs went on in both instances. How far the light shines and long it stays
on is another question altogether. :-)

Douglas Rudder
Publishing System Specialist
Facts and Comparisons
WoltersKluwer Health
Phone:  314-216-2227
e-mail:  drudder@drugfacts.com


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