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From "Clark C. Evans" <clark.ev...@manhattanproject.com>
Subject Re: A mathematical vision of XML leads to interesting conclusions
Date Sat, 18 Dec 1999 09:24:53 GMT
On Sat, 18 Dec 1999, Brett McLaughlin wrote:
> [A] + [B] = [C]  
> 
> This could be done.  But how do you do:
> 
> [XML_1] + [XML_2] = ???
> 
> This needs to be defined.  

In SML, we may make "content" the starting 
production.  Thus, for members x,y in SML, 
x+y is also a member of SML. Where + is 
concatination.  I'm sure we could look to
other definitions of + ...

> +1 Stefano, let me know if you need help.

> > Awaiting for your comments and sorry for the non-math people around :)
> 
> No, it was the right approach.

Well, having those interested join the SML
discussion woudl be cool.  I'm sure you
don't want to burden others with this
kind of "phlisophy".  

Clark








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