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   Re: [xml-dev] What Is Type Augmentation and Should We Be Concerned?(WAS

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"Thomas B. Passin" wrote:
> If this is the case, then it seems to me that type information, and
> especially complex type information, cannot be said to be a property of the
> document or element in itself.  Instead, it is a joint matter between the
> document and the schema.  If such type information is forced into the
> document  representation, it could greatly reduce the inherent flexibility
> of an xml document to be processed different ways for different purposes.

I disagree. You have the XML document. You pump it through a process
that produces another XML document with extra type annotations based on
some particular schema. You have all of the original in two places, the
original and the type-annotated version. How have you lost any

 Paul prescod


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