documenting schemas/DTDs

Steven R. Newcomb srn at
Fri Nov 19 04:50:53 GMT 1999

[Tim Bray:]

> DTD's and XML Schemas both are *just syntax* 
> dammit, and syntax is not interesting.  XML, at the end of the day, is not 
> interesting.  Messages that convey meaning are interesting.  Meaning is 
> only conveyed by
>  (a) running code, or
>  (b) human-readable prose.
> To generate (a), you have to have (b) first.
> End of the story. -Tim

I too am moved to underline this sentiment.   Hear!   Hear!   Hear!


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