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Re: documenting schemas/DTDs

  • From: "Steven R. Newcomb" <srn@t...>
  • To: tbray@t...
  • Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 21:19:34 -0600

Re: documenting schemas/DTDs
[Tim Bray:]

> DTD's and XML Schemas both are *just syntax* 
> dammit, and syntax is not interesting.  XML, at the end of the day, is not 
> interesting.  Messages that convey meaning are interesting.  Meaning is 
> only conveyed by
> 
>  (a) running code, or
>  (b) human-readable prose.
> 
> To generate (a), you have to have (b) first.
> 
> End of the story. -Tim

I too am moved to underline this sentiment.   Hear!   Hear!   Hear!

-Steve

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