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   Re: [xml-dev] Interesting pair of comments (was Re: [xml-dev] SchemaExp

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Paul Downey wrote:

> Which I think, proves my point. Whilst I agree that mixed content is
> core - from my perspective it's what XML is all about, but for many
> people serialising their data, it's a nuisance and definitely not as
> core as xsi:nill.

The difference is that mixed content is  core part of XML itself. 
xsi:nil is only relevant in the context of one particular schema language.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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