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Re: --xml on all svn commands

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2005-09-28 10:47:01 CEST

Lieven Govaerts wrote:
> No, I'm talking about:
> 1. Efficiency of storage: why would I want to store a string in say an RDBMS
> when I could store an integer?

What does this have to do with the presence of a DTD/Schema/whatever. At
some point you need to *know* that it is an integer; and it doesn't seem
to be relevant for that through which way you find that out...

> 2. Validation: if the recipient is dependent on a certain field containing only
> integers, then that should be defined in the contract that recipient has with
> the supplier, ie the schema definition.

The contract doesn't need to be a schema file. I do agree that it's good
to have a contract; it just doesn't mean it needs to be a schema file in
general or XSD in particular. For instance, many IETF protocol just
constrain the values in prose or in ABNFs, and that works as well.

> ...

Best regards, Julian

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