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Re: [xml-dev] Four fine text-based data formats ... liberate yourselffrom one (silo) data format

On 3/24/13 10:55 PM, Rick Jelliffe wrote:
> I disagree with Simons problems with schemas, at least i think there are
> simple ways to avoid some of the problems: in many recent projects i use
> simple highly generic dtds for vocabulary, id and parent  constraints
> plus schematron for others: but these dont trap me because at any time i
> can plonk in processing instructions. It does not hold water to say that
> XML has problem X if you simultaneously reject utilizing Xml's tool for
> overcoming problem X!

Much of the problem is culture.

I have few problems with using schemas to codify practice, or as 

I have many problems with using schemas as a foundation for all future 

I have severe problems with using schemas to lurch toward the maximum 
possible straitjacket that can fit some part of a problem.

Simon St.Laurent

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