RE: xsd validation was RE: XPath/XSLT 2.0 concerns
> Indeed, not many I would think. Truth is that many developers / teams choose > for XML as the communication language between various components of their > application which they all write themselves. And why would you use > validation in such a case ? You know perfectly well which XML is being > generated ... it's not going to change overnight. One side on the app > generates and the other side receives (and vice-versa) ... no need for a DTD > or XSD. > > Agreed ? No. I know of several places where folks are doing schema validation on *their own output* as well as everywhere they get an incoming XML message. Perhaps they are less sanguine than you are about bugs. Or more realistic. :) They are also concerned about malicious parties introducing bad data. These are mostly financial institutions. As some of them have some of my money, I'm glad they are so cautious. /r$
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