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At 08:47 PM 5/7/2002 +0100, Ian Fitchet wrote:
> > more complex than it is right now, so extending it in this direction
> > is not something I would support.
> I don't want you to extend it, I want to.
Ah, well I think we can give that to you!
> It sounds as though XML Schema may support these things but people
> seem to be getting bogged down in the details of particular types
> rather than relishing the opportunity to define a context and share
> information with greater ease.
Both are important. I do think there is a common set of interchange formats
that are useful for a large percent of normal business programming, and
that XML Schema supports these. It also supports a bunch more....
> > mechanisms like the Schema Adjunct Framework to define mappings among
> > date systems.
> ...and field densities and incomes and how spectacular last night's
> fireworks were??
Actually, yes. But that's another topic.