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RE: [xml-dev] Two Questions - on XML Schema

From: Jim Melton <jim.melton@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 00:45:15 -0000
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Cc: <Paul.V.Biron@kp.org>, <rjelliffe@allette.com.au>, <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>, <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>

At 3/9/2006 05:14 PM, Michael Kay wrote:
> >
> > Gee, Mike,
> >
> > I'm truly flattered at your assertion that [we] relational
> > people messed up
> > some "clean design".  Didn't realize we had that much power. ;^)
>
>Well, let's just say that I think we would have had a more coherent set of
>basic data types if we hadn't had so many people throwing in their
>ha'penceworth from diametrically opposite directions.

I wouldn't argue with that...


>Come to think of it, the same is probably true of SQL.

In SPADES!
    Jim


>Mike

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