The Cambridge Communiqué
n A W3C Note resulting from a meeting this
August (http://www.w3.org/TR/schema-arch)
n Signalled a widespread acceptance of layering:
"XML has defined a transfer syntax for tree-
structured documents;
"Many data-oriented applications are being defined
which build their own data structures on top of an
XML document layer, effectively using XML
documents as a transfer mechanism for structured
data; "