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Re: [xml-dev] An inquiry into the nature of XML and how it orientsour perception of information

On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 01:23:26PM +0100, Olivier Rossel wrote:
> May I mention the fact that XML represents trees, whereas a OO
> structure is a graph?
> Sorry, my RDF lens makes me see all the world as graphs :-P

Your RDF lens is obscurig the fact that XML documents, in the
most general cases, represent graphs, not trees :-)

(consider entities that can appear multiple times and have
multiple parents, sa well as id/idref relationships, for


Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
http://www.holoweb.net/~liam/ * http://www.fromoldbooks.org/

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