Re: why hierarchy?

From: Andy Dingley <dingbat_at_codesmiths.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 20:08:33 +0100
Message-ID: <08lsc2llrcs0tkutdb6u2jhn6483oijtr7_at_4ax.com>


On 26 Jul 2006 12:53:47 -0700, "erk" <eric.kaun_at_gmail.com> wrote:

>Hear, hear. Manipulating XML in any language (I've primarily used XSLT
>and DOM/SAX/JAXB/Castor in Java) runs you smack into the shambling,
>bulky incoherence of the XML "InfoSet."
>
>Apparently its "designers" never fully understood Antoine de
>Saint-Exuper:

Infoset was never "designed", it was post facto documentation added afterwards.

If you think XML is bad here, try working with SGML! Received on Mon Jul 31 2006 - 21:08:33 CEST

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