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   RE: [xml-dev] Re: Are the data users happy? Why not?

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> I took the 10%, because I've once heard that data entry 
> typists make around 10% mistakes. But whatever the number, it 
> does not sound unreasonable that without validation the 
> number of incorrect data would be a lot higher.

It depends a bit how many errors validation catches. Since phone numbers
have no check digit, most errors will get through anyway.

(and if they did have a check digit, you couldn't do the validation
using XML Schema...)

Michael Kay
Software AG
home: Michael.H.Kay@ntlworld.com
work: Michael.Kay@softwareag.com  


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