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Re: XML Schema syntax

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 07 Feb 2000 09:10:40 +0000
To: Philip Wadler <wadler@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org, xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
Message-ID: <f5b66w1e5tb.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Philip Wadler <wadler@research.bell-labs.com> writes:

> Am I alone in finding the syntax of XML Schema hard to use?
> I believe the syntax could be considerably improved, simply by
> makeing the structure of the XML tree correspond to the structure
> of the corresponding regular expression.

Several modest changes along the lines suggested above have recently
agreed, and will appear in the next PWD.

ht
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