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Re: Distinguishing Attributes and Content

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Tue, 20 May 1997 14:34:31 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199705201834.OAA24765@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: aray@q2.net (Arjun Ray)
Cc: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Sorry if I confused anybody.

> On Tue, 20 May 1997, Paul Prescod wrote:
> > But the "traditional" SGML grove has each character as a peer node with
> > elements buried in it.
> Huh?? Boss, you have thrown me into utter confusion. Elements buried in
> *characters*?

Sorry: buried within the #PCDATA block. Each character is a node. Each element
is a node. Thinking of them as attributes "groups" them so that the group
of characters becomes a single node and each character is thus no longer
a peer of the element.

 Paul Prescod
Received on Tuesday, 20 May 1997 14:34:36 UTC

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