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Subject:Re: XML tag usage question From:eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com To:siliconwriter -at- comcast -dot- net Date:Tue, 4 Apr 2006 15:59:42 -0400
> My guy is using the word "prop", short for property.
Well, IMO, your "guy" and the rest of his department have some explaining
The terminology describing SGML and XML are ISO recognised standards
produced by the W3C. There's no good or justifiable reason to create
in-house terms and it would be deplorable to teach newcomers non-standard
Besides the recognised standards and every decent introduction, web site,
and text book I know, Google fight gives 365,000 for "element attribute"
vs. 83,900 for "element property".
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