RE: Re: Overlapping structures
Wendell Piez writes: [...] > As for ugly, yea verily, and if anyone can come up with a beautiful > notation cum data model that describes multiple hierarchies and supports > XMLish "synchronous" processing (by which I mean something like "random > access" to a structured data set) ... there are plenty of us who want to > hear about it! Isn't this the kind of thing XPointer is meant for, e.g. there's an epic simile from there to there. One could add empty elements to the document to make easier targets for the pointers. Those elements could even point back to the descriptive elements that point to them. > > And if you mark up a document with change markings, the > >start/end of changed sections bear no relationship to the logical structure > >of the text. > > Yup. Or what one might call a "vexed relation", since what is changed is > often precisely that logical structure. Even worse. XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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