At 01:44 PM 6/6/97 PDT, Neil Joffe wrote:
>You will need to specify the following pairs:
Maybe I am too simplistic here, but it seems that everybody in this
discussion is assuming that the values have to be numeric and hence we have
to a x-value and a y-value.
Why not stay with a simple approach of using ASCII text strings, and just
define ONE attribute with the value for the attribute being a simple text
string allowing values like:
with an additional rule that what comes before the "x" is the x-value and
what comes after it is the y-value.
This could also allow for cases like:
which would be semantically equivalent to:
Principal Engineer - Advanced Printing Standards - Xerox Corporation
701 S. Aviation Blvd., El Segundo, CA, M/S: ESAE-231
Phone +1-310-333 8273, Fax +1-310-333 5514
Email: manros at cp10.es.xerox.com