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Re: [xml-dev] Is recursive markup good? bad? supported? not supported?

On 12/10/2011 02:14 PM, Andrew Welch wrote:
> On 10 December 2011 11:53, Costello, Roger L.<costello@mitre.org>  wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> There doesn't seem to be a lot of people using recursive markup - I received only two examples of schemas containing recursive definitions.
>> Why is there such limited use of recursive markup?
> Pretty much all document centric markup contains some form of
> 'recursive markup'...  all the usual suspects like a para containing a
> list which can contain paras, etc.

Another reason is the serialization may not rely in a schema type's 
definition of (syntactical) recursiveness, for example consider the XML 
serialization of RDF graphs.


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