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Re: Comments on HTML WG face to face meetings in France Oct 08

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 11:30:25 +0200
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Noah Mendelsohn wrote:
> Consider, though, a different use case, in which some of the same  
> documents are to be stored in an XML database and their attributes and
> other data used as the subjects of queries.  Now you have in  
> intersting
> tension.  The database will presumably deal only with well formed XML
> documents, which means that the messier content that browsers deal  
> with
> won't work in the database, at least not in the obvious way.

Surely the reasonable way to build such a database is that upon  
ingest, the database management front end parses input and then stores  
in whatever internal representation that the database. The front end  
parser could be an "XML5" parser that could retrieve an XML 1.0  
infoset out of an ill-formed input stream.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Friday, 23 January 2009 09:31:08 UTC

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