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   RE: [xml-dev] Stupid Question (was RE: [xml-dev] XML doesn't dese rve it

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Spoke too soon. Looks like a lot is already covered on [1] under the title
"Extensible Content Models"; is that of the flavor you crave, Dare?

> > ... What I'd like to see are examples and design 
> > patterns that show how subtitution groups and abstract types 
> > can be used to build polymorphic apps that adapt well to 
> > schema evolution. 
> I think that's an excellent suggestion for an addition to the 
> Best Practices
> web site[1]. There's already some coverage there on Schema versioning
> (thanks, Priscilla); Schema robusting(?) would go 
> hand-in-hand with that. I
> offer some thoughts on that subject in soon-to-be published book
> <?whoTooted?>, but an open discussion of tried and true 
> approaches would
> certainly educate us all.
> [1] http://www.xfront.com/BestPracticesHomepage.html
> [2] http://www.manning.com/lowery/index.html
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