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   RE: [xml-dev] XML and the Relational Model (was Re: [xml-dev] A stand

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> Let's see, a view can combine data atoms from different tables, based on
> some join conditions.  Could an XML view could combine infoset items from
> different documents, or just from different elements within a single
> document?

I wouldn't say a document is equivalent to a table, nor would I say a
document is equivalent to a database.  A document model could be considered
equivalent to a database model, and a document instance therefore equivalent
to a database view.


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