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   Re: [xml-dev] opposite of infoset

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bob@objfac.com (Bob Foster) writes:
>What's wrong with document (vs. infoset)? I checked XML 1.0 again just
>to be sure, and sure enough that data object you're looking for a name
>for is called an "XML document".

I used "XML document perspective" this morning originally, but since an
infoset is a perspective on an XML document... not clear enough.

>> It wouldn't really matter, except that I'm trying to establish a
>> distinction, so I don't want to leave readers confused if they came
>> a different set of understandings.
>People whose different set of understandings lead them to define
>"document" as something other than well-formed text perhaps deserve to
>be confused.

I'd be happy to abolish many of those understandings, but unfortunately
I can't always persuade (or risk confusing) the people who hold them.

Simon St.Laurent
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Errors, errors, all fall down!
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