Names, Dates, Etc.
cbullard at hiwaay.net
Thu Jan 14 00:09:08 GMT 1999
John Cowan wrote:
> Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> > [I]s there any similar movement for NameML, DateML,
> > or CurrencyML? Or are we going to be stuck with 50 different formats for
> > each of those?
> For all of these, we need architectures rather than markup languages
> per se, because applications may need more than one name, date,
> or money amount.
Glad to see that answer. The VRML NG discussion is creating a
set of element types that directly correspond to the primitive
datatypes required by the language. Hopefully, the concept of
using such a DTD as an architecture will catch on.
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