Generating typed code from DTDs, why not?

Steven R. Newcomb srn at
Tue Mar 16 00:00:32 GMT 1999

[Luke Gorrie:]

> So, my question is: are there any efforts around working towards
> creating mappings from DTD or other other XML type definition
> languages to various programming languages (or to other IDLs like
> OMG's), or is there some reason why this is considered a bad idea?

It's a good idea.  I suggest you read the slides
of my presentation at XTech '99, "Vocabularies: Opportunities
for Efficiency and Reliability" at

(The text version of the slides, under the "A" button, is perfectly
adequate and much less bandwidth-intensive.)


Steven R. Newcomb, President, TechnoTeacher, Inc.
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