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Schema vs DTD

From: Collin, Jeffrey <Jeff.Collin@FMR.COM>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2001 10:20:22 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <40E95D3A82AFD411AFE500508BCF3C10030EB05D@msgbos580nts.fmr.com>
To: "'xmlschema-dev@w3.org'" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
I currently use a DTD to negotiate data that will be passed from the back
end to the front end applications.  We only use well formed XML, we do not
validate against the DTD.  What advantages are there for going to schemas?
Are there any performance issues with validating against a schema?

Thanks
Received on Thursday, 5 July 2001 09:30:48 GMT

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