Elements containing either text or other elements

OverviewA question pops up now and again in XML-related newsgroups about being able to define an element that could contain either text or other elements.  Basically, people want to say <myelement>  Some text</myelement> Or <myelement>  <child1>1</child1>  <child2>2</child2></myelement> A simple answer to this question is no.  If this is exactly what you want, you can’t do…

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Another XML Team introduction – Stan Kitsis

Hi everyone. I have recently joined the Microsoft XML team as a Program Manager focusing on XML Tools. As such, I am open to all feedback you might have regarding the new XML Editor (VS 2005) and any other XML tools that you would like to see in the future. My pre-Microsoft life includes 8…

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Dave Remy, Introducing myself

Hi everyone, My name is Dave Remy (call me Rem or Remy), I am a new Program Manager for the Microsoft XML team working with Soumitra and others that will be posting on this blog.  I wrote up a too long version of my bio on my nascent blog.  Here is the somewhat shorter version…

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Hello – this is Soumitra

Hello: This is Soumitra.  Thanks to Irwin for setting this up for the entire team.  This will be the main forum where we will communicate with our customers, MVP’s, community influencers and anybody who cares about XML.  But let me first introduce myself because unlike Michael Champion, Dare Obasanjo, Mark Fussell and Michael Rys, I do…

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XQuery support in SQL Server (soon) and .NET (maybe later)

This is Mike Champion at the controls of the XMLTeam Weblog this morning.  I have introduced myself on my own MSDN weblog, if you want to know my background and role on the team. One of the things that people are a bit confused about is the role of XQuery in the next generation of…

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Welcome to the XML Team Blog!

Welcome folks, to the XML Team blog.  This blog will be a place for various members of the XML team at Microsoft to share their thoughts on XML and related technologies.  The XML Team is responsible for core XML technologies at Microsoft including: System.Xml MSXML SQLXML Our hope is that with more people contributing on…

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