Appending to an XML document

uche.ogbuji at uche.ogbuji at
Fri Dec 10 15:41:10 GMT 1999

> The decision to make an XML document contain just a single element is the
> root of the problem. Perhaps the specification for future versions could
> accept multiple elements in a single document. This would make concatenation
> simple and has worked well in the lisp world which operates on similar
> structures (s-expressions) both for representation of program and data.

While this may be the root of other problems, and I do not claim to vouch for 
all such problems, it is _not_ the root of the particular problem in question. 
 I see no reason why the log file must be a well-formed XML document.  Can you 
tell me what is wrong with just treating it as an external parsed entity?

Uche Ogbuji
FourThought LLC, IT Consultants
uche.ogbuji at	(970)481-0805
Software engineering, project management, Intranets and Extranets

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