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[OT] The stigma of schema
- From: Uche Ogbuji <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 10:36:12 -0600 (MDT)
Sorry, Edd, but I couldn't resist this bit of juicyness.
> Nope, that's for Greek geeks :-) See the XML FAQ
> (http://www.ucc.ie/xml/index.html#schemadtd). It's become an
> English word now. And it's about time stigmas went the same way
> (one could make an exception for religious use).
Since the last I checked, the XML community is not the respectable arbiter
of word usage, I shall personally continue to use "schemata" as the plural
of "schema", and continue to argue that others should do so.
Also, I propose that the comp sci crowd extend their campaign to full
regularization of all English language constructs. Why be inconsistent?
Uche Ogbuji Principal Consultant
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