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Re: [xml-dev] Ten Years Later - XML 1.0 Fifth Edition?

Thanks Mike, for useful suggestions ... It helps me ...

On Feb 19, 2008 4:22 AM, Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com> wrote:
> > I need a 1-to-1 mapping between file system directory/file
> > names and XML names. I am generating a meta data (the XML
> > output) to be used by another tool (which physically
> > sees/processes the directories/files and consults the XML
> > meta data for some processing).
> You don't need it, you want it.
> Generally it's best if element and attribute names are names of types, not
> of instances. If you've got 23 files in a directory you want to represent
> that with 23 <file> elements containing different data, not with 23 elements
> having different element names. The limitations on choice of characters in
> element names are only one of the reasons for preferring this design.
> Michael Kay
> http://www.saxonica.com/

Mukul Gandhi

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