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- Subject: Re: [xml-dev] RELAX NG Marketing (was RE: [xml-dev] Do Names Matter?)
- From: Sean McGrath <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 10:35:14 +0000
- In-reply-to: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Using W3C XML Schemas has a much higher potential for causing
>interoperability problems: if the semantics of a vocabulary
>depends critically on the XSD-augmented Infoset, then XSD
>validation becomes a requirement at runtime, and developers
>are locked in to tools that support XSD.
>The great innovation of SGML was requiring documents to define
>their own type. The great innovation of XML was to remove this
>requirement. Relying on the XSD PSVI would be a step backward.
>Using RELAX NG is a step forward.
If the were audience participation in this forum the standing ovation
for these two paragraphs would be be ringing round the hall.
Well said Joe.