Ampersand connector in XML

Alison Lennon alison at
Tue Mar 30 04:25:04 BST 1999

Could someone please explain to me why the ampersand group connector
of SGML was not included in XML. 

It seems to me that the absence of this connector results in
significant problems for many applications based on XML that want to
use unordered lists of elements.

Alison Lennon, Senior Research Engineer
Canon Information Systems Research Australia Pty Ltd (CISRA),
1 Thomas Holt Drive,North Ryde,Sydney, NSW 2113.
Ph +61-2-9805-2931, Fax +61-2-9805-2929

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