RE: Attributes v Elements
This is ONLY a rule of thumb. If you think of elements as having content and attributes for metadata about the element itself or it's content, that is a rule of thumb. Attributes are structure poor. The exceptions are legendary. As Robin says, the technical advantages or one or the other are "covered" on his page. Len http://www.mp3.com/LenBullard Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti. Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h * Conder, Tom D (N-MAXIM Group) (tom.d.conder@l...) wrote: > Is there a good reference on the Web offering advice about various design > decisions I have to make while developing a DTD (or XMLSchema)? > > Is there a simple rule of thumb to apply to the use of attributes? >
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