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Re: A question about datatypes

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 17 Jan 2003 11:23:35 +0000
To: David Tombs <tombs@svrc.uq.edu.au>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bvg0oauko.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

In general, the philosophy behind XML in general, and XML Schema in
particular, is that where you need to capture and/or control
structure, use markup.  This is the reasoning behind the lack of
support for micro-parsing, template-based simple types, etc.

ht
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