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Re: more grist

Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com> writes:


> The way I read Simon's article (and the position I defend), it's not a
> criticism of W3C XML Schema, but the fact that other applications will
> become dependent on W3C XML Schema.

In so far as they do, it's because they have requirements that can
best be satisfied that way.  The alternative (e.g. for XML Query and
XML Protocols) would be to define their own, incompatible with XML
Schema or each other, type system.  Surely _that_ would be a step

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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