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> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Cowan [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 11:40 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: 'Atchley John'; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Who can implement W3C XML Schema ?
> Michael Kay scripsit:
> > Yes. I think Schema has definitely fallen into the trap of
> being too
> > formal.
> Formal != obscure. The RELAX NG specification is quite
> formal, but not at all obscure; indeed, one can for the most
> part skip the formal parts and still make sense of it.
Agreed. It doesn't get much formal than relational algebra yet we have
highschoolers and college freshmen writing relational database apps with
little problems. I don't think I'll ever be able to say the same for XML
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