Why XML data typing is hard

Michael Kay M.H.Kay at eng.icl.co.uk
Tue Dec 1 09:41:08 GMT 1998

>But:  is this data being generated by/for programs, or people?  People
>have different priorities than programs.

I think we should make the assumption that if the data is intended for
people, there will be a browser to help them read it. In my view,
localisation is a task that belongs in the browser.

Mike Kay

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