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Re: Next steps for the ARIA syntax discussion

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2008 06:47:30 -0700
Message-ID: <48469CF2.2090101@metalab.unc.edu>
To: ashok.malhotra@oracle.com
Cc: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>, Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>, Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@ieee.org>, "Henry S.Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-xhtml2@w3.org WG" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>, "wai-xtech@w3.org WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>

ashok malhotra wrote:
> There is, btw, an XML Data Model: http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath-datamodel/
> All the best, Ashok
> 

And it's one of many. I'm not saying we don't need data models. I'm 
saying we need different ones for different use cases, even when working 
on the same documents. A single data model does not fit all. There is no 
such thing as the one true data model for XML.

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