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RE: [xml-dev] Wikipedia on XML

> If you want to see the angle brackets as a vocabulary, that's 
> fine with me. But I find that the look and feel is more like 
> syntax. Both points of view could be argued for, maybe one 
> with more ease than the other.
> One man's language, another man's syntax - or meta-language.

Surely syntax is just one part of language?

* The syntax says you are allowed to write <A>XYZ</A>.

* The semantics (dare I use the term?) says that when you do so, you have
uttered an element whose name is A and whose content is XYZ.


Michael Kay

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