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Re: [xml-dev] opposite of infoset

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@------.-->
To: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@--------.--->
Date: 8/20/2003 4:54:00 PM
Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> Well, not exactly opposite, but I need a term I can contrast with
> infoset, as in the following usage:
> --------------------------
> If we look at this example:
> <book  id="rt456">My book</book>
>  From the [MISSING WORD] perspective, we have a start tag for a book
> element which includes some whitespace, then an id attribute with a
> value of "rt456".  The start tag is followed by the text "My book",
> which is then followed by the end tag for the book element.
>  From the infoset perspective, we have a book element with an id
> attribute whose value is "rt456", and that element's content is "My
> book".
> --------------------------
> "Text" doesn't quite seem appropriate, nor does "serialization",
> "markup", or "XML".

I agree that text and serialization don't cut it well, but what do you find 
wrong with markup or XML? They both seem fine to me.

Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@e...>
Research Engineer, Expway
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