Names, Dates, Etc.

David LeBlanc whisper at
Wed Jan 13 20:40:41 GMT 1999

How does xsl not support architectural forms? As described in David
Megginson's book, they are just a formalism for attaching attributes to
elements which have meaning only for the architecture processor.

Dave LeBlanc

At 03:10 PM 1/13/99 -0500, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>Applications will indeed need more than one name, date, or money amount -
>but will they need the information in multiple formats within the same
>document?  Or would they rather get all names in a NameML format, all dates
>in a DateML format, and all currency in a CurrencyML format?  Implementing
>these as architectures is fine with me, if you want to spare the odd
>element - but seeing them formally defined is most important.  
>(And since XSL doesn't seem to support architectural forms, explaining the
>architectural approach itself to newcomers will be fun.)

>Simon St.Laurent
>XML: A Primer / Cookies
>Sharing Bandwidth 
>Building XML Applications (March)

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