Fredrik Lindgren wrote:

> I can see that this is a way to build a tree, but how do you solve the
> ordering problem? If there are three PARA elements that all have the
> same SECTION element as parent, how do you figure out which goes first?
> Another problem is handling mixed content like:
> <PARA>Just some text containing the company <COMPANY>Intra Extra Digital
> Ltd.</COMPANY> and some more text.</PARA>

There's an interesting white paper explaining Oracle's upcoming support for
XML - it covers just these issues, from their perspective, anyway. It's
located at


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