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Re: [xml-dev] Lessons learned from the XML experiment

On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 7:16 PM, Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com> wrote:
> On 11/8/13 1:15 PM, Timothy W. Cook wrote:
>> It depends upon the use case.  Some 'data' has a requirement for
>> specific constraints to be explicit.
> No.  'Data' never requires constraints.  It just is.  The constraints
> reflect our preference for simpler situations that are easier for us to
> record and especially to process.  The world, even people, is always more
> flexible than we can accept.

Okay, to be more explicit.  The use case for data in a specific
context often requires that the data meets certain constraints.

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