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   RE: [xml-dev] Why datatypes?

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Is this data vs information well-known?? -- XML is for exchange of data,
but XML with schema is for exchange of information.

I like that, but was wondering -- someone should have already said this..

thanks and regards - murali.

On Wed, 5 Jun 2002, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:

> Because an XML Schema by definition implies
> a system based on it.  XML is just data until
> it encounters a schema.  After that, the data
> is augmented with information that the original
> XML instance did not specify to enable processing
> the instance also did not specify.  If you need an
> answer to your question, it is in the post-parse
> processing model.


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