xml style questions

Ronald Bourret rbourret at ito.tu-darmstadt.de
Tue Mar 2 08:49:06 GMT 1999

Mark D. Anderson wrote:

> any words of wisdom regarding:
> 1) having an extra collection layer in the xml tree, like
> vs.
> <root>><thing></thing><thing></thing><another></another></root>

Another reason for a collection layer is human readability. This is 
especially important if the document is normally edited/read by humans, 
less so if it is designed only to be written/read by machine.

-- Ron Bourret

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