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RE: What is the use of non-leafElement' VALUE ?
Title: What is the use of non-leafElement' VALUE ?
What is the BUSINESS/Real-life meaning
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The people who imagine that XML was designed for business
(or that business is the same as real life) probably also imagine that English
was designed for business.
The M in XML stands for Markup: XML is first and foremost a
language for adding markup to text.
I have one generic question on XML
structure [XML element].
If an XML element represents an object then element's attributes would
be properties of that object.
Then any subelement [be it leaf or non-leaf] would represent the
hierarchy of the objects [containment].
If the element is a leaf node then that
element's value will be meaning full.
BUT if the element is not a leaf node then what is the
BUSINESS/Real-life meaning of having value in that element ?
My understanding is that an element's attributes and its sub-elements
are enough to represent an object.
What is the business meaning of
allowing element value for non-leaf element in XML W3C
Thanks in advance for sharing your
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