Some questions

David Megginson david at
Wed Dec 1 22:45:57 GMT 1999

Matthew Gertner <matthew at> writes:

> I can see the enormous interest in having a text-based format for
> exchanging object-oriented data. But can't this be done with a good
> object-oriented XML schema language, of the which the current W3C
> seems to be a very good start?

Perhaps I'm a little confused, but I cannot see how the fact that a
schema language itself happens to be object oriented allows you to do
object exchange in XML (it doesn't hurt, but how can it help?).

I've been confused before, so there's no need for panic.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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