Again wit da AND and Repetitions

Terje Norderhaug terje at
Thu May 13 21:54:22 BST 1999

At 11:36 AM 5/13/99, roddey at wrote:
>I never really had any one say whether they thought that validation that
>included both AND connectors and M to N repetition for any of the connectors is
>feasible (meaning fast and compact and maintainable and verifiable in my
>opinion, but tell me if you disagree.)
>Does anyone believe that these can be done in less than brute force tree search

XML requires deterministic content models. This allows validators to do
their job without having to look more than one element ahead or do brute
force tree searches.

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