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   RE: [xml-dev] Strong versus (weak|runtime) typing

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At 12:05 PM -0800 2/12/03, Dare Obasanjo wrote:

>As for what this argument has to do with the XML arguments on strong vs.
>weak typing I'd assumed it was obvious. The people who process XML with
>strongly typed languages (e.g. Java & C# folks) are all about strongly
>typed XML while those who process it with weakly typed languages (Perl &
>Python folks) are for weak typing in XML. Or at least that has been the
>case in the XML-DEV discussions I've seen.

You haven't been paying attention. I'm another Java person in favor 
of weak typing in XML (or more precisely, localized typing based on 
element name and context, and need)

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