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

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On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 02:35:12PM -0400, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> At 12:26 PM 6/11/2002 -0600, Matt Gushee wrote:
> >Maybe publishing people can
> >use DTDs, RELAX NG, or Schematron, and let the Web Services crowd have
> >their bloated XSD. As long as they don't force everyone to use it.
> I don't think "as long as they don't force everyone to use it" is nearly 
> adequate here.
> There's a fundamental naming problem with XSD - it's called "XML Schema", 
> it's published by the W3C, and it's frequently described as a core part of 
> "XML".

I consider that a subtle means of forcing everyone to use it. And
endorse the movement against that practice.

Matt Gushee
Englewood, Colorado, USA


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