Object-oriented serialization (Was Re: Some questions)

Matthew Gertner matthew at praxis.cz
Fri Dec 3 17:43:47 GMT 1999

James Tauber wrote:
> > Yes and no. A schema-less XML document is absolutely fine for most
> > things. If you need object semantics then you need a schema.
> But a schema doesn't tell you the semantics (although certain schema
> languages might tell you how certain element types relate to others).

I posted a mail early today entitled "Web Vision". It explains more
clearly what I have in mind. It is a relatively new idea but I feel that
it is possible to pack a lot of useful semantics into a schema.


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