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   Re: [xml-dev] Typing and paranoia

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mc@xegesis.org (Mike Champion) writes:
>You don't REALLY want two processes on the same machine to pass around 
>angle bracketed Unicode text rather than DOMs or
>SAX event streams do you?  Or do you just object to calling
>it "XML"?

I wouldn't force them to serialize to Unicode - I've certainly created
enough SAX filters - but I'm not happy with people conflating SAX events
or DOM trees with XML itself.

>Sigh, I'm paranoid about types but have learned to stop worrying and
>love the Infoset.  XQuery doesn't worry you, but binary infosets do.
>And Simon is paranoid of both :-)

Yep.  I see the Infoset as both useless for my projects and corrupting
of the projects of others.  Add in types, and it's a toxic stew.

Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!
http://simonstl.com -- http://monasticxml.org


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