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   Re: [xml-dev] Why datatypes?

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6/6/02 9:09:27 AM, Arjun Ray <aray@nyct.net> wrote:

>I thinkit's time to give up on the utopian belief that every XML system in
>the universe must be innately capable of meaningfully grokking every XML

"Interoperability means that if I want to order a pizza, I don't have to worry about what carrier 
the pizzeria gets phone service from and whether they have the same brand of phone equipment I do.  
It doesn't mean that I can call the barber shop and order a pizza."


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