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Re: atoms, molecules

At 11:09 AM +0100 4/18/01, Henry S. Thompson wrote:

>Strong disagreement (speaking personally).  We have a way in XML to
>express compound objects -- it's called elements-and-attributes.  The
>mistake, in my opinion, was giving in to the SQL people and having
>_any_ kind of date or time as simple types -- they should _all_ have
>gone in to the type library as complex types.

Interesting and it brings up a question: are there any complex types 
in the type library? I don't recall any, but I've hardly digested the 
whole spec yet.

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