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   Re: [xml-dev] dtds, schemas, xhtml, and multimedia technologies

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> > 1.  DTDs are the easiest of the schema technologies to learn.  Really. 
> > Compared to other candidates, the basics come quickly.   And in 
> > XML, much easier than SGML.   Faster to type too.

For the 80/20 things that most users need, W3C XML Schema is no harder to teach
than DTDs, if you are using a decent WYSIWYG Schema editor like XML Authority or
XML Spy.  Let's get away from the olde world charm of fireside discussions over
port debating which schema language is easiest to write and maintain using vi or
Notepad.  The world has moved on.

Anthony B. Coates, Information & Software Architect
MDDL Editor (Market Data Definition Language)


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