[XML-SIG] xmlpickle.py ?!

jim kraai jkraai@murl.com
Sun, 13 Aug 2000 15:26:01 -0500

"Rob W. W. Hooft" wrote:
> [snip]
> I would personally never use <object type="integer">20</object>, since
> you might need more structure later. It is very difficult to add more
> sub-elements once there is character data (DTD issue). You can use
> <object type="integer"><value>20</value></object> to be more
> extensible (e.g. <object type="integer"><value>20</value>
> <limit><lowerbound>10</lowerbound> <upperbound>30</upperbound></limit>
> <format>%2d</format></object>; who knows when we'll have structured
> integers or subclassed integers like that....)

I believe XML Schema is "when".