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   RE: [xml-dev] DTDs, W3C Schemas, RELAX NG, Schematron?

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On Thu, 2002-05-23 at 10:32, Michael Fitzgerald wrote:
> XML Schema will, like it or not, be used by just about everyone doing
> industrial-strength validation. It is like ballroom dancing, somewhat rigid
> and it takes awhile to learn, but its okay once you get the hang of it.

A nice metaphor, but you forgot the part about getting punched in the
head every time you switch partners or want to change your clothes. A
lot of people also find themselves dancing in straitjackets depending on
the kind of dance they wanted.

> I think RELAX NG is a little like swing dancing, free-wheeling fun.

Hmmm... it is fun, but it's also far more structured in its foundations
than the ballroom dancing.  Plus you don't get punched in the head
nearly as often.

Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!


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