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Re: Proposal for dealing with root

From: Martin Gudgin <martin.gudgin@btconnect.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 16:10:33 +0100
Message-ID: <006101c1eba2$3391d870$b47ba8c0@zerogravitas>
To: "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek@systinet.com>, <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

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From: <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
To: "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek@systinet.com>
Cc: <martin.gudgin@btconnect.com>; <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2002 2:35 PM
Subject: Re: Proposal for dealing with root

> I'm asking what "serialization root" means.  The encoding exists only to
> move the graph from one place to another.  What does it mean to have a
> root concept in the encoding that's not in the graph?

Well, one could argue that even with a graph that has no root, serialization
has to start somewhere...

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