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   RE: Arbitrary Infoset boundaries (was Re: Common XML -FinalReviewDraft)

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  • From: Aaron Skonnard <aarons@develop.com>
  • To: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>, Xml-Dev <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 20:05:04 -0600

> From: Simon St.Laurent [mailto:simonstl@simonstl.com]
> At 09:32 AM 8/3/00 +0800, Rick JELLIFFE wrote:
> >This agrees with XML's premise that it is a resolved document format,
> >rather than a format for documents in progress.
> Is that premise formally stated anywhere?
> That seems to be the core of the 'bad idea' I've been fighting all these
> years...
> Otherwise, I was reasonably in agreement - DTDs aren't anywhere near dead,
> for better or worse.

As soon as XSD is done and the supporting infrastructure is in place, I
think they are closer to dead than you think at least in the world I live
in. XML currently caters to widely different groups, which adds fuel to the



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