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> Perhaps we really mean that features which give schema developers a
> meaningless sense of control are dangerous.
But that's the arrogance. Sure, for every use-case someone posts,
someone can post a counter-example. That doesn't make the uses less
The more the infrastructure can do, the better. Why should I need a
special tool to see if my manifest is valid when the laws of physics
and the FAA make it feasible to use XSD?
> Perhaps that's hubris to you, but acknowledging that the world is beyond
> the precise control of schemas seems like a useful form of humility.
Nobody's refuted the calendar set of examples.
And yes, it's hubris to say "nobody ever works in a controlled
environment" and "schema shouldn't be allowed such fine-grain control."
> heck, that kind of humility might even reduce the level of conflict on
> these lists!
Precedent's against it. :)
Rich Salz Chief Security Architect
DataPower Technology http://www.datapower.com
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