Re: Composing language descriptions: tree automata and language design?

Paul Prescod (papresco@technologist.com)
Mon, 2 Mar 1998 11:54:49 -0500 (EST)


Date: Mon, 2 Mar 1998 11:54:49 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <34FAE47D.2902C07E@technologist.com>
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@technologist.com>
To: MURATA Makoto <murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
CC: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, fork@xent.ics.uci.edu, www-html@w3.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

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