Why doesn't XML have Bag?
paul at prescod.net
Fri Mar 26 18:25:52 GMT 1999
"Richard L. Goerwitz" wrote:
> Leigh Dodds wrote:
> > Isn't this an unordered list of elements?
> > <!ELEMENT BAG (A?,B?,C?,D?)*>
> > <!ELEMENT BAG (A?,B?,C?,D?)+>
> These are equivalent (although the bottom one might be considered
> 'ambiguous' in SGML terms).
Actually, it would not. Any particular content node list can only present
a single path through the content model.
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