[sword-devel] HELP! Need your feedback on XML Markup Language
Troy A. Griffitts
Fri, 17 Aug 2001 03:27:35 -0700
Here's a less formal invite to discuss a few topics about XML Markup.
I think XML stinks for Bible Text Markup!
XML doesn't allow more than one hierarchy in a document. Here's an
example of logical XML markup.
<Book NAME="Genesis"><Chapter NUMBER="1"><Verse NUMBER="1">In the
This is all fine and dandy, but what about <Quote></Quote>, Intro,
Paragraph, Red, Bold, Italic, etc! Most of these things WILL cross over
the single hierachy limit of XML.
<Verse>Text for <Quote>a verse</Verse><Verse>text for the </Quote>next
What do you guys think?