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   Re: [xml-dev] XML and entropy, again

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>  I for one like the idea of his interpretation of the entropy of an
> XML document in terms of the number of discrete states that its
> (implicit or explicit?) schema allows.  I also like the idea that
> certain tools are more or less appropriate depending on the entropy of
> the documents being processed -- perhaps it's something like SAX and
> DOM for low entropy, XQuery for medium entropy, and XSLT for high
> entropy (very document-ish) documents.  
As a general rule I don't think it is the xslt that is inappropriate or onerous
for the low entropy document, it is the methods for calling it offered in
various frameworks. 

Bryan Rasmussen


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