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Re: fragment exchange (was Re: rationales for TEI extended-pointer keywords)

From: Matthew Fuchs <matt@wdi.disney.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 09:26:27 -0700
Message-Id: <9706130926.ZM3058@scrumpox.rd.wdi.disney.com>
To: <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>
On Jun 13,  9:59am, W. Eliot Kimber wrote:
> In all of these discussions, it's critical to keep separate the source,
> which is what XML lang (like SGML) defines the rules for, and the parsed
> result of processing that source, which is what XML Link (like HyTime)
> operates on.  Once the documents have been put into memory, issues like
> well-formedness and even validity go away, because those are syntax issues,
> and syntax is transcended once the document is parsed (and only resurface
> when you want to create a new source document).

Well-formedness is a syntax issue.  Validity remains an issue for the
application because it is also a statement about the abstract structure of the

Matthew Fuchs

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