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   RE: [xml-dev] fundamental facets - inquiry from the XML SchemaWorking G

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On Fri, 2003-10-10 at 19:19, Jeff Lowery wrote:
> > We have requests to support things such as the Japanese 
> > calendar or complex numbers in DSDL and I think we'd better 
> > find a way to let people define what they need rather than 
> > attempting to be "universal" and define all the possible datatypes.
> Doesn't this just change the problem from defining all possible types to one
> of defining all possible facets? Is that really any easier?  

It's raising the bar on the expressiveness of the language used to
define the facets, but I think that, yes, it should be easier. 

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