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   Re: [xml-dev] Inheritance in XML

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Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> At 12:14 AM +0200 6/18/04, Mohammad Ghazal wrote:
> >Dear Sir,
> >       I would like to know the relation between XML and the
> >Inheritance/Subtype concepts, I have read from several books and I
> >searched over the internet and I have not found any resources talk about
> >this concept, so that I will be thankful to your reply.
> It's roughly the same as the relationship between a grapefruit and a
> bicycle. That is, there isn't one. :-)

Unless you run over a grapefruit on your bicycle ;)

I would add that W3C Schema has some features that one can say involve
inheritance, such as derivation by extension. But the bottom line is
that it's all about how one chooses to use XML.

Kind Regards,
Joe Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Strategy and Technology Consultants to the World

> --
>    Elliotte Rusty Harold
>    elharo@metalab.unc.edu
>    Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)
>    http://www.cafeconleche.org/books/effectivexml
>    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN%3D0321150406/ref%3Dnosim/cafeaulaitA
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Kind Regards,
Joseph Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton


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