Request for advice defining an XML based syntax

Tim Bray tbray at
Thu Aug 28 07:53:26 BST 1997

At 10:39 AM 27/08/97 -0700, John Gossman wrote:
>	These questions are a better summary of the basic ones I had.  What is
>content and what is an attribute?  Why use one or another?

There is no automated decision procedure; it all comes down, in the
end, to design aesthetics.  Software should recognize this and be prepared 
to pull the information it needs out of either elements or attributes. -Tim

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