Re: What are the characteristics of a good type system for XML
"Emmanuil Batsis (Manos)" <mbatsis@n...> wrote: | Arjun Ray wrote: |> I think the idiotic Platonist dogma of "universal names" is the root of |> all evil in the XML world. | | Hmmm. IMHO the actual problems related to universal names in XML (from | IDs to URIs to QNames) is the perception of what their universe is and | the absence of formal mapping mechanisms between them. Mappings, formal or no, with absurdities is a waste of time. I've come across many thoroughly bogus notions in my time, but to date, "universal names" (for elements and attributes, of all things) still takes the cake.
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