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Re: Combined draft

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 13:19:40 +0000
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bd56didxv.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Norman Walsh writes:

> Your humble editor really vacillates over the question of whether to
> separate the conceptual material about each component (Section 3) from
> the syntactic discussion (Section 4.2).
>
> Here's a short test of a few components combined together. Better?
> Worse? Stop tinkering, it's not that important?

Worse.  Makes the first pass through the document grind to a halt at
the first component.  The good thing about the non-combined format,
that you can read it quickly through section 3 and get a sense of the
language, is lost.

Compromise suggestion:  include _one_ _short_ example of the the XML
representation at the end of each subsection of the current
(non-combined) format's section 3.

ht
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