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   Re: [xml-dev] Subtyping in XML

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Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> wrote:

|> I'm not saying that an XML element or attribute has to be assigned a type.
|> Yes, you can treat them purely syntactically.  But if that XML is a
|> serialization of, say, an object's data, then in many cases it will be
|> useful to convey datatype information somehow. 
| I agree. But I don't see why that "somehow" must be a schema.


Makes me wonder how long it will take for the SGML concept of data content
notation to be redis^H^H^Hinvented.


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