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

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Anthony B. Coates scripsit:

> 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.

XML 1.0, goal 9 (reaffirmed in the XML 1.1 draft):

		XML shall be easy to create.

That doesn't say "XML shall be easy to create with buggy, expensive,
and proprietary tools", y'know.

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sound of a [Ww]all that people have stopped     jcowan@reutershealth.com
banging their head against?  --Larry            http://www.ccil.org/~cowan


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