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Re: [xml-dev] XML Schema as a data modeling tool

On Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 10:21 AM, Peter Hunsberger <peter.hunsberger@gmail.com> wrote:

What do you do with an Enterprise ready data model?  Anything and everything you want to do with the given data domains in the given Enterprise!  By definition, the model is good to go for any task you throw at it and requires no more manipulation.

If that were really true, it would have to contain every detail of every data type used within the organization.  That's not a model, it's real life.  The point about a model is that it simplifies real life so a single brain can grasp it.  Otherwise you wind up with Wikipedia at best, and complete chaos more probably.

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