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Re: Fwd: [xml-dev] Not using mixed content? Then don't use XML

On 4/9/13 3:21 PM, John Cowan wrote:
> When you publish a set of documents, publishing the schema to which you
> claim they conform is very useful for everyone.  For one thing, it's
> concrete, testable documentation about what to expect from you.  This is
> the opposite of the "normal" use of schemas as input validation: here
> they are serving as *output* validation as well as documentation.

That qualifies as a neat reversal of polarity.

Just don't cross the streams!

(And how long is the schema good for?  A given set of documents?  More?)

Simon St.Laurent

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