Leigh Dodds ldodds at INGENTA.COM
Thu Dec 20 14:09:29 CET 2001

> Tim wrote:
> ><species_comments>The nature of <i>Carcinus maenas</i> is blah blah
> >blah.</species_comments>
> This is horrible mixed content stuff, and I am told that this is ipso
> facto, evil, and we will burn in hell for eternity for considering such a
> construct...

Except for this kind of usage. Mixed content is perfect for marking up
free-form text. Bad for mapping data into data structures (in most
cases a database).

If I had XML data containing this structure, I'd simply store the contents
as the raw XML.


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