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RE: draft XML query results format spec

From: Howard Katz <howardk@fatdog.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 15:50:27 -0700
To: "Steve Harris" <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <IKEOLCDFPBBPPAHGNKKOGELGEPAA.howardk@fatdog.com>


> Ultimately it's just that age-old question: what's better, attributes or
> elements? The angels-on-pinheads committee is still out on that
> one I think.

Oops, that's a bit of a mangled metaphor I think. The usual comparison is
elements vs. attribute *names* (in which search efficiency will be very
similar). The case we're talking about here is similar but even more
indirect, since we're comparing elements to attribute *values*.
Howard
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