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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.



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