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

On 4/9/13 7:33 PM, Uche Ogbuji wrote:
>   Publishing a schema (for a reasonable definition of "schema" that
> generally doesn't involve such silly things as int vs long type
> assertions) in association with a marked-up text is crucial to extending
> its longevity of interpretation.  We're already losing a tremendous
> number of digital materials from the early days of digital media because
> the publishers were not conscious of this, and as the original engineers
> are lost to circumstances of the hereafter.

I really like the image this gives me of schemas as headstones on 
graves, identifying what lies beneath...

Though it also reminds me of a newspaper digitizing project I need to 
get moving soon.

Simon St.Laurent

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