Content v. attribute
papresco at technologist.com
Mon Oct 26 12:44:11 GMT 1998
"Vrijland, Jacco TRC-OGRS/2" wrote:
> Maybe you can provide me with some reasons why one of the two would be
> preferable over the other. Or with references as to where I can find out
"A perennial question arising in the mind of SGML/XML DTD designers is
whether to model and encode certain information using an element, or
alternatively, using an attribute. For example, given some information
about the 'title' of a work and the goal of encoding this information in
markup, which of the two encodings is preferable, and what principles can
be used to decide?"
Paul Prescod - http://itrc.uwaterloo.ca/~papresco
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