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1/27/2002 5:16:27 PM, "Simon St.Laurent" <email@example.com>
> At the syntactical level - only ship well-formed content
> if you call it XML - I'm happy to agree completely.
> Above that, there's lots and lots of room for disagreement.
I agree with Simon. For example, my canonical example of an order;
if you want to stay in business, you'll be liberal in the vocabulary
and structure you accept so long as it is well-formed and the
information you need to process and validate it (in the business
sense, not the XML sense) is in there somewhere. Nobody but a
handful of mega-corps will be able to get away with saying "if you
want to do business with us, you need to use our schemata."