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   Re: W3C XML Schema Questionaire

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  • From: Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>
  • To: xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: Sun, 09 Jul 2000 01:58:23 -0500

Michael Brennan wrote:
> ...
> I strongly agree with the above statement. Too many parties have tried to
> get version 1.0 of the schema spec to solve too many problems. I think the
> vast majority of developers just want the DTD functionality in XML syntax
> with stronger data types now and are willing to wait for the other stuff as
> they better digest the implications.

Many of the complex features in XML Schema are intended to emulate
sophisticated uses of DTDs. XML Schema will have a whole new problem if
competent DTD designers will not move to Schemas because they are not as
powerful as DTDs.

 Paul Prescod - Not encumbered by corporate consensus
"Computer Associates is expected to come in with better than expected 
earnings." Bob O'Brien, quoted in
	- http://www.fool.com/news/2000/foth000316.htm

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