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   Re: [xml-dev] modeling, validating and documenting an xml grammar

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> Even in a case like that, somewhere you or software would have to decide
> what to do in case there were more records than the form could hold.  That
> cannot be done with the information in the schema anyway.  So why bother
> putting the constraint into the schema in the first case?  It doesn't really
> solve the problem it is there to handle.

I am in awe of the hubris of folks who can make such generalizations.

"Trust me, if you try to strictly define your data, then your software
will suck."


Perhaps folks really mean "this is the final straw, making XSD so
complex that as validation-implementors we cannot stand for it."
But that is not what they've been saying.


Rich Salz                  Chief Security Architect
DataPower Technology       http://www.datapower.com
XS40 XML Security Gateway  http://www.datapower.com/products/xs40.html
XML Security Overview      http://www.datapower.com/xmldev/xmlsecurity.html


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