RE: One parameter to rule them all: Part 2

Don Smith has a post entitled One parameter to rule them all: Part 2 where he writes In my post yesterday, I recommended that Web Service operations should only have a single input parameter rather than multiple for the sake of versioning. …Suppose we want to send version information to the operation. In the example…

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XSD, RELAX NG and Why We Didn’t Ship System.Xml.IXmlType

Tim Bray has a post entitled More Relax where he writes I often caution people against relying too heavily on schema validation. “After all,” I say, “there is lots of obvious run-time checking that schemas can’t do, for example, verifying a part number.” It turns out I was wrong; with a little extra work, you can…

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250MB Inbox and Photo Sharing Come to Hotmail Users

I just noticed the eWeek article MSN Hotmail Nears Storage Finish Line which reports Microsoft Corp.’s Internet division on Thursday started offering 250 MB of storage to new users of free Hotmail accounts in the United States and eight other countries. New accounts previously received 2MB of storage. As for current Hotmail users, the majority…

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The Transition is Complete

Yesterday I literally stopped being the face of XML at Microsoft. From now on if you go to http://www.microsoft.com/xml or http://msdn.microsoft.com/xml you won’t see my work blog or my picture welcoming you to the XML Developer Center at MSDN. It’s a particularly bittersweet experience. I fought with MSDN for about a year and a half…

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