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Re: XML 1.0 - query - ambiguous syntax in choice/seq ?

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Sun, 03 May 1998 18:40:34 -0700
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To: kmp@harlequin.com (Kent M Pitman), xml-editor@w3.org
Cc: kmp@harlequin.com
At 07:42 PM 5/3/98 EDT, Kent M Pitman wrote:
>Regarding syntax rules [48]-[50], if I'm parsing for a cp and see the text:
> (Foo)*
>is the "(Foo)" a choice or a seq?  Unless there is a clarification 
>somewhere, it seems to me to match both.  And I'm uncomfortable 
>picking one or the other arbitrarily.

It doesn't make any difference in the language matched by the 
content model; so you can pick either without loss of information.
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