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

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> 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.

Yes, that is a possibility, also.  In that sense, schemas are useful as a
contract enforcement mechanism. But I think the argument against tight
datatype binding centers around the former case.


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