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At 10:23 AM 5/7/2002 -0400, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>On Tue, 2002-05-07 at 10:00, Matthew Gertner wrote:
> > Total passionate disagreement.
> > I can hardly think of any cases where
> > processing an XML document *doesn't* require some kind of datatype
> > information.
>That's the problem. I'm talking about representing information, which
>is all that XML itself does. As text, at that, quite explicitly.
>You're already on to processing. Processing is a great topic, but very
>different from representation.
Here's where I'm baffled. I always thought queries processed information,
and were supposed to. That's why they need a type system.