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Joe English wrote:
> Of course this may just be a lack of imagination on my part;
> there may be many compelling use cases for xsi:type, I just
> can't think of any.  In most applications I've written,
> by the time a function has its hands on a piece of data,
> it already knows what the relevant type is.

Think of it merely as a convenience feature that saves you the
application writer from writing little conversion functions.

 Paul Prescod


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