Sean Mc Grath
digitome at iol.ie
Tue Aug 26 16:26:55 BST 1997
>At 1:07 PM -0500 8/25/97, Sean Mc Grath wrote:
>>>If this happens, it wlil be time to standardise whitespace handling at the
>>>applicaton level, perhaps. Right now, I fnd this argument totally bogus.
>>What are you saying? Lets wait and see if the horse bolts - if he
>>does we will lock the barn door?
>This is a lovely example of how quoting out of context can replace giving a
>counter-argument. Here's the _substantive_ part of Liam's note:
My counter argument (not reproduced above) *followed* the sentence you *have*
reproduced. A lovely example of how quoting....
Here is a concrete scenario that either illustrates the problem or
illustrates my ignorance.
I want to know how two XML applications that apply different
WS conventions can inter-operate losslessly. Specifically, why is this
scenario wrong? :-
I wish to perform a null transformation across two editing tools App A and
foo.xml --> App A --> App B --> bar.xml
I want foo.xml == bar.xml
App A : reads foo.xml and treats WS according to APPA-WS-RULES
App B : reads temp.xml and treats WS according to APPB-WS-RULES
Result : foo1.xml != bar.xml
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