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   Re: [xml-dev] The privilege of XML parsing - Data types,binary XM

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Jeff Lowery scripsit:

> A schema defines the intent of the author.  If is so happens to coincide
> with the intent of the consumer, all the merrier.

Not necessarily.  A schema may also indicate the requirements of the
consumer, to which the author must conform or else.  Consider who is
the schema creator, and who is the author, the next time you fill out
some bureaucratic form or other.

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