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[Bug 3000] Allowing extensibility in its:documentRules

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Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 16:02:53 +0000
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------- Comment #11 from fsasaki@w3.org  2006-03-23 16:02 -------
(In reply to comment #10)
> > The generated schemas in the tagset draft are 
> > *not* normative. Both the conformance sections on 
> > schema conformance [...] and on processing expecations 
> > [...] don't talk about the generated schemas. That is: 
> > everybody is free to change them, or not to use them at 
> > all.
> 
> OK. But I still think we should generate non-normative schemas that can be used
> out of the box to allow extensions [if it's not too much work/change to do
> that]. Most users will use the schemas as they are.

The problem is: what to do with DTDs?

I have created a schema which has "entry points" for any elements and
attributes in the <documentRules> element, and the same for the <translateRule>
element (here just as an example). Is that what you are thinking of? If "yes",
I'd work with Sebastian on how to implement this in ODD.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<xs:schema xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"
xmlns:its="http://www.w3.org/2005/11/its"
targetNamespace="http://www.w3.org/2005/11/its" elementFormDefault="qualified">
        <xs:element name="documentRules">
                <xs:complexType>
                        <xs:choice maxOccurs="unbounded">
                                <xs:sequence minOccurs="0"
maxOccurs="unbounded">
                                        <xs:any namespace="##other"/>
                                </xs:sequence>
                                <xs:element ref="its:translateRule"/>
                        </xs:choice>
                        <xs:anyAttribute namespace="##any"
processContents="skip"/>
                </xs:complexType>
        </xs:element>
        <xs:element name="translateRule">
                <xs:complexType>
                        <xs:sequence minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded">
                                <xs:any namespace="##other"/>
                        </xs:sequence>
                        <xs:anyAttribute namespace="##any"/>
                </xs:complexType>
        </xs:element>
</xs:schema>

> 
> > ...
> > Do you think we should have such an example in the spec?
> 
> I don't think it's needed. The paragraph about extension in section 1.3 seems
> enough.

o.k.
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