When to use attributes vs. elements

G. Ken Holman gkholman at CraneSoftwrights.com
Fri Feb 5 17:57:01 GMT 1999

At 99/02/05 08:17 -0800, Peter Seibel wrote:
>Is there an XML philosophy (or an SGML philosophy for that matter) about
>when to use attributes vs when to use elements when desigining a document
>But in a case like this is there some principle that would give some

Philosphical? No. Religious? Yes. :{)}

Some people fervently *believe* in one way while other *believe* in the
other way.

Here is a public repository of opinion:


.......... Ken

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