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Re: Approaching an XML syntax for RIF

From: Christian de Sainte Marie <csma@ilog.fr>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 13:18:31 +0100
Message-ID: <45BF3797.901@ilog.fr>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
CC: public-rif-wg@w3.org

Sandro Hawke wrote:
> 
> The idea of stripe-skipping is to say that we can omit certain
> XML elements -- skipping directly to their child elements -- because
> they carry only redundant information.

What is the benefit of stripe-skipping?

I agree with Dave: this seems to put forward and backward compatibility, 
whereas the whole idea is to make extending dialects in a 
forward/backward compatible way easy.

In addition, it makes deriving the XML syntax from the abstract one more 
complex.

Christian
Received on Tuesday, 30 January 2007 12:17:15 GMT

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