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Posted Tuesday, August 28, 2012 11:35 PM


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Hmm...an odd thing just happened. I know that I selected the correct answers for this question but then the response was that I'd answered it incorrectly and gave an explanation why one of the answers I didn't select was wrong. Maybe I've finally gone crazy - it had to happen someday.

Great question anyway - Thanks!


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Posted Tuesday, August 28, 2012 11:57 PM


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Great question Wayne, thanks.



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Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012 1:00 AM


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Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012 1:41 AM
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Good question. thanks.
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Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012 3:29 AM


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Thanks for the great question, learned something new.


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Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012 5:09 AM


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Good question, Wayne.



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Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012 5:16 AM


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Thanks for the question Wayne! I don't use XML in my current work, so I had to do a bit of guessing. Went with what seemed reasonable and got it right.

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Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012 6:09 AM


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Good question. Thanks.


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Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012 6:10 AM


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This was a great question. Had to do a lot of research, since I was not familiar with SPARSE, to get this one right.
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