Date: Mon, 2 Mar 1998 11:54:49 -0500 (EST) Message-ID: <34FAE47D.2902C07E@technologist.com> From: Paul Prescod <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: MURATA Makoto <email@example.com> CC: Dan Connolly <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Composing language descriptions: tree automata and language design? MURATA Makoto wrote: > > When I said "The use of extended CFG's as document schemas is a bad idea" > in my talk at PODDP'96, everybody laughed. After explaining shortcomings > of the traditional approach and advantages of the forest automaton theory, > I repeated the same claim. This time, everybody was silent and serious. Have you demonstrated this in a paper anywhere? Paul Prescod - http://itrc.uwaterloo.ca/~papresco [Woody Allen on Hollywood in "Annie Hall"] Annie: "It's so clean down here." Woody: "That's because they don't throw their garbage away. They make it into television shows."