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From "Per Kreipke" <>
Subject RE: [RT] Integrating Cocoon with WebDAV
Date Tue, 06 Nov 2001 22:29:28 GMT
> Look: XIndice is not dbXML moved to Apache, it's a new project "seeded"
> with the current dbXML implementation so that users can take a look at
> it and shape the further direction of the project.

Uh, would love to look at it but I can't find it. Do you have a link to it?

> So, I totally agree that document-centric view sucks. IMO, a native XML
> DB should be seen as ONE BIG XML DOCUMENT and then you have an XQL
> frontend to query information and a WebDAV mapping backend so that
> people can know if an element should be considered part of a directory
> or part of a file.
> (this can easily be achieved with some namespaces attribute on an
> element that states that it is a root element for a document)

Ok. I can see that. Guess that means never use attributes to store
meaningful information since they can't have their namespaces changed. Hmm.
I always have this conflict with myself: attribute or element?


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