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Re: [xml-dev] Re: Who can implement W3C XML Schema ?

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 15:00:44 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200203212002.PAA05958@mail.reutershealth.com>
To: jonathan.robie@softwareag.com (Jonathan Robie)
Cc: kk@kohsuke.org (Kohsuke Kawaguchi), rpbourret@rpbourret.com (Ronald Bourret), xml-dev@lists.xml.org, www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Jonathan Robie scripsit:

> Here are some of the advantages of XML Schema:
> 
> 1. For most people who use schemas, what they really need is datatypes. 
> Otherwise, DTDs would meet most of their needs. Having the same set of 
> built-in datatypes across all XML Schema implementations is a very good 
> thing, IMHO.

As you know but others may not, RELAX NG does support the concept of
datatypes, and current RNG implementations in fact support Schema datatypes.

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