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Uche Ogbuji wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-07-15 at 21:29 -0700, Ronald Bourret wrote:
>>The obvious case is the ability to edit documents (such as XHTML
>>documents) using a schema-specific set of objects. The problem is that
>>current OO languages don't support constructs that would make this easy
>>to do. Not that I'm saying I know what those would be, either...
> Heterogeneous arrays. Yes that simple.
> The excessive limitations of C++, Java and friends really do serve to
> obscure the obvious, too often :-(
Ah, yes. I looked at the description of Amara (which uses heterogenous
arrays for mixed content) on my list of XML data binding products 
just before reading this mail and thought, "Oh. That's obvious."