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RE: [xml-dev] Terminology (was: RFC for XML Object Parsing)

Arjun,
 
This is a good study up in caching: http://www.mnot.net/cache_docs/    It says:
If no validator (an ETag or Last-Modified header) is present on a response, and it doesn't have any explicit freshness information, it will usually but not always be considered uncacheable.
 
This article breaks it down real well also: http://newestindustry.org/2006/10/03/using-client-side-cache-solutions-and-server-side-caching-configurations-to-improve-internet-performance/    I agree with this author that it is proper to distinguish between server side caching and client side caching.
 
It took me over a decade to put this work together - No exaggeration.  Check it out - don't trip over some strange new word that for lack of proper terminology is being analogously described.
 
Brian
 
> From: arjun.ray@verizon.net
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:12:49 -0400
> Subject: [xml-dev] Terminology (was: RFC for XML Object Parsing)
>
> [Default] On Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:40:50 -0600, Brian Aberle
> <xmlboss@live.com> wrote:
>
> | Hello World,
> |
> | I need an XML expert to correct me if I have any terminology wrong here.
>
> | http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/37850/XMLFoundation
>
> This document has the following interesting note:
>
> : Terminology Note: Within the XMLFoundation the term 'tag' is
> | 'Element Name' and sometimes 'Attribute Name'.
>
> I'm reminded of Part 5 in Joe English's not-the-comp.text.sgml-FAQ:
>
> http://www.flightlab.com/~joe/sgml/faq-not.txt
>
> On a more serious note, _is_ XML terminilogy "standardized" in any
> way?
>
> For 'tag', I would argue that it means (the entirety of) the markup at
> either the start or the end of an element. While any other intended
> meaning is probably a lack of RTFM, there's no denying the attraction
> of short monosyllabic substitutes for long-winded terminology. Hence,
> sadly, the ubiquitous misuse of 'tag'.
>
> (I use 'GI' for 'element name' but that's just an old habit dying very
> hard. Quite a ferw XML-ers would have no idea what I meant.)
>
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