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Re: --xml on all svn commands

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2005-09-28 10:20:56 CEST

Lieven Govaerts wrote:
> The main disadvantage of DTD's is the lack of declaration of the data types,
> every piece of data is a string and that's it. That may not be important
> for users reading the generated xml, but it sure is for applications
> reading and parsing the xml.

So are you talking about automated code generation? Otherwise I don't
see how it matters *how* the recipient learns that something is - for
instance - an integer.

> The big advantage of DTD files is simplicity, it's very easy to read and
> understand.
> What would be the benefits of RelaxNG over XSD? I've never used it before
> ( every company I've worked for uses XSD ).

Mainly readability. But this place is certainly not the right one to
start a schema language discussion.

Best regards, Julian

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