Re: RE: Encoding charset of HTTP Basic Authentication
On 01/02/12 17:29, Uche Ogbuji wrote: > On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 9:55 AM, Michael Kay <firstname.lastname@example.org > <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote: [...] > No, XML Schema is far worse, it's a que-perfecto ï¿½ber-spec that sees > lots of practical use. > > Interestingly, Michael, I think you are one of the exceedingly rare > people who put WXS to practical use, and I've always been in awe of your > capacity to do so. I think that 95% of WXS use is not practical at all, > but rather sheer busy-work. > > Of course that's just my blinkered anecdotal perspective, but I can't > tell you how many times I've been got on a project and they proudly say > "here's our schema!!!!!" and dump a full ream of useless, inscrutable > xsd:alphabetSoup that no one really even comes close to understanding, > and thus gets ignored throughout most of their actual processing. I have lost count of the projects whose first task was to strip all namespaces and cut the XSD down to a DTD representing only the element types that were actually used. In only a few cases have I been able to persuade them to do the modelling in RNG and recreate a minimally workable Schema. But this is solid text-document XML, with more character data content than markup :-) ///Peter
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