DTD Question: Attributes vs Elements

Jarle Stabell jarle.stabell at dokpro.uio.no
Sat Mar 20 11:37:49 GMT 1999

Tim Bray wrote:
> Attributes differ in  that 
> - they get white-space-normalized
> - their order is not significant
> - you can't have more than 1 with the same name on an element
> - they can't contain any internal structure

They also don't "pollute" the namespace.


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