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RE: [xml-dev] Nested Documents (was: XML 2.0)

Ok, I understand your point now.  Thanks.


-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Kay [mailto:mike@saxonica.com] 
Sent: Friday, February 29, 2008 2:20 PM
To: Johnson, Matthew C. (LNG-ALB); xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Nested Documents (was: XML 2.0)

> The logfile use case is a great one.  But I would be pretty 
> upset if a hospital record got dropped.  Or in the 
> environment I work in, it would not be a good thing if I 
> couldn't guarantee that a caselaw document didn't get 
> dropped.  I don't know the actual likelihood that the network 
> would fail right in between two root elements but it's a 
> situation that should be considered...shouldn't it?

The point I've been trying to make is that if your transport is so
unreliable that you need to add redundancy at the application level,
you ought to be using something better than this.

Michael Kay

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