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   RE: [xml-dev] Can XML Schemas do this?

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vdv@dyomedea.com (Eric van der Vlist) writes:
>Because a limited and controled amount entropy is life! Of course, too
>much entropy is hell, but entropy is what make you feel comfortable,
>warm and cosy in front of your fireplace... 


>To switch back to computer related subjects, I always feel more
>comfortable when there is more than one way to do things and when no
>unecessary constraints are imposed to me.
>Isn't it why XML 1.0 allows so many syntactical variations?

I think you're completely on target with this, especially to the extent
that markup is an interface between human and computer expectations. XML
tilted further toward computers than SGML, certainly, but it doesn't
seem designed to drive humans away either.

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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