XSchema: ease of use (design goal 5)

John Cowan cowan at locke.ccil.org
Tue Jun 2 18:50:47 BST 1998

Lisa Rein wrote:

> > >human beings will find them [XSchemas] painful to write by
> > hand, due to their great redundancy compared to DTDs.
> If this is true, why do we want to use XSchemas again :-) ?

Because, unlike DTDs in SGML syntax, they can be parsed using the
same facilities used to parse XML document instances.

And like that.

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