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   RE: [xml-dev] XPath/XSLT 2.0 concerns

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I just exchanged email with the Visual FoxPro PMs and XSD support is
planned for the next version (VFP 8.0). 

Since VFP 8.0 is already in beta I assume you should have these features
Real Soon Now(tm). 

The meek shall inherit the Earth....if that's all right with the rest of

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bullard, Claude L (Len) [mailto:clbullar@ingr.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 9:17 AM
> To: Dare Obasanjo; Mike Champion; xml-dev@lists.xml.org; 
> Simon St.Laurent
> Yep.  I know all of that.  So imagine my surprise when I saw 
> that page from a current DevCon.  Our guess was that shipping 
> dates had something to do with it, but I am surprised that 
> the VFP team is introducing XDR as a "new" feature.
> Any idea when or if the VFP team will catch up to the 
> corporate plan?  It would save lots of us a lot of monkey 
> work.  I realize VFP is not a front runner product, but MS 
> has yet to field a VS/VB solution that is nearly as powerful 
> when it comes to build relational clients.  VizFox is a very 
> powerful language for that.
> len
> From: Dare Obasanjo [mailto:dareo@microsoft.com]
> XDR is a legacy technology in the same manner the XSL 
> stylesheets that use the "http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-xsl"; 
> namespace are. This doesn't mean it isn't used or supported 
> within various Microsoft products however we are more 
> committed to W3C XML Schema language moving forward. Our lack 
> of plans for XDR have already been previously discussed on 
> this list[0].
> [0] http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/200209/msg00545.html


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