Re: W3C Schema: Resistance is Futile, says Don Box
Amelia A Lewis scripsit: > In XML, typing specifies validation algorithms. That's one thing it does, but not the only thing. It also allows a semantics-blind algorithm to convert XML into an internal network of objects. > The power is in *flexibility* and *extensibility*. If the only data types > in XML on which everyone can agree are "string" and "token", then define > those. *And* define extension functions, extension hooks, to allow others > to define, for an application space, their own data type libraries. Exactly the policy of RELAX NG. -- John Cowan <jcowan@r...> http://www.reutershealth.com I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, http://www.ccil.org/~cowan han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_
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