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   RE: [xml-dev] bohemians, gentry

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At 10:37 AM 12/4/2002 -0800, Jeff Lowery wrote:
>So let's see if I understand this:
>Are XML datatypes core technology? No.
>Are XML datatypes useful under certain contexts? Certainly.
>Can the support and transport of datatype information impose a burden in
>contexts where datatypes are not useful? Of course.

I agree with all of this.

>So why is this class warfare and not merely an argument for good software
>Politics?  Mmmm... could be.

Or perhaps because we don't spend enough time discussing this at the level 
of concrete examples and usage scenarios.



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