A Plea for Schemas

Thomas B. Passin tpassin at idsonline.com
Tue Nov 2 20:28:42 GMT 1999

From: <uche.ogbuji at fourthought.com>
[many snips...]
> To some minds, and for some purposes, procedural approaches are awkward:
> other cases declarative approaches are awkward, but if one had to pick one
> with intrinsically less "awkwardness" for XML-processing, I would argue
> the declarative approach.
> --
 Let us remember, SQL is not procedural, and it is in widespread use.  (Of
course, current SQL is not well suited for hierarchical nesting of many or
an unknown number of levels).

Tom Passin

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