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RE: NameValue and NameValueList data types

From: Mike Dierken <mike@dataconcert.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 12:43:34 -0800
Message-ID: <2AE31649CF989F4FB354F6D95EB0CE6E4D670A@xmlfmail.xmlfund.com>
To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Cc: "'Jacek Kopecky'" <jacek@systinet.com>
>  And about .net, perl, python etc: a map is a list of key-value
> pairs. Naturally represented as an array of structs. That's how
> Apache does it. How else can .net or python implementation
> represent a map _on_the_wire?_ Yeah, they can change the
> namespaces or stuff, but the logical structure will be the same.
> Therefore it's as well for them to accept what's already out
> there.

In XML, it's natural to do:

<name-of-map>
 <name>value</name>
 <name>value</name>
</name-of-map>

Is that how they do it?
Received on Thursday, 20 December 2001 15:44:48 UTC

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