A processing instruction for robots

Don Park donpark at docuverse.com
Mon Dec 6 15:11:06 GMT 1999

>* Don Park
>| Walter,
>| Could you elaborate your decision to use PI rather than element(s)?
>I'm not Walter, but to me this has the obvious advantage that it can
>be used completely orthogonally to the document contents and the
>software used to process the document for non-indexing purposes.

IMHO, this line of thinking (aka 'sacred content')
forces us to use PI or special attributes for
extension of document instances.  Poor use of
the letter 'X' in XML.


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