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Re: 3.1.a All linkage info in markup not data?

From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>
Date: 21 Feb 1997 11:53:14 +0000 (GMT)
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <199702211153.LAA05151@curia.ucc.ie>
> 3.1.a Should we have a principle that all linkage information is encoded in 
> GIs and/or attribute values, never in character data? 

It would make parsing (and thus the writing of XML apps) much easier 
if this was so, and I think that's what we should encourage. Providing
an additional way to do something just complicates it, unless there is
some serious tangible benefit.

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