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   Re: [xml-dev] W3C Schema: Resistance is Futile, says Don Box

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From: "Francis Norton" <francis@redrice.com>

 > XSD types are great for Web Service (program-to-program) use cases in my 
> opinion - you get the choice of specifying language-level types (eg 
> xs:byte) where appropriate, or application-specific (eg xs:long, with 
> maxExclusive and minInclusive) where more appropriate. And for 
> human-to-human use cases, you can just leave them all as strings if 
> that's the functionality you want. So what's the problem?
So publishing people don't really have data that needs to be validated?  
With that kind of thinking, you should join the Schema WG :-)

Rick Jelliffe


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