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Re: SD2 - Structured Attributes

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Sat, 17 May 1997 23:12:48 -0400
Message-ID: <337E73B0.8B26FD8F@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Dave Hollander wrote:
> The Internet (at least the web) has a strong convention of ignoring
> some parts of a document and processing others. Giving authors the
> ability to classify some information as attribute/meta and some as
> content will help tool developers deal with the received data
> with a minimum effort and special cases.

Cannot the distinction between attribute/meta and content be driven
completly by data types? You declare the <attribute> tag to be of type
"metainformation block" and everything within it becomes
metainformation.

 Paul Prescod
Received on Saturday, 17 May 1997 23:22:32 UTC

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