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

On Sun, 2014-03-23 at 18:07 -0600, Brian Aberle wrote:
> Liam,
> I am mildly poetic and possibly dyslexic so I have much respect for
> Arjun's comment here:
> > >...  there's no denying the attraction of short monosyllabic
> substitutes for long-winded terminology.  Hence, sadly, the ubiquitous
> misuse of 'tag'.

Yes, Arjun is a smart cookie.

> In XMLFoundation, you can obtain the address of a member mapped to an
> element or an attribute, the "Tag" in this setting is the C++ string
> of bytes used to assemble the (Attribute or Element) which ever it be.
> What would you call it?   Lets not fight about this petty stuff.  How
> about contributing an enhancement or helpful comment?
See my separate response from earlier today. I was really replying to
Arjun's question about standard terminology, I'm sorry if that wasn't

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