W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-i18n-its@w3.org > January to March 2006

Re: [Bug 3062] Need to write examples in the spec as valid XML

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 22:40:26 +0900
Message-ID: <442D314A.3080002@w3.org>
To: Sebastian Rahtz <Sebastian.Rahtz@oucs.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: public-i18n-its@w3.org
Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> Felix Sasaki wrote:
>> Of course we could drop the conformance part. The question is only: Do
>> we want to give people who create ITS+mySchema a means to check if they
>> have don the right job? 
> I suppose I was thinking that people who want to do it right
> will use our schema fragments exactly as they come (and
> so that's the conformance); while people who will hack
> their stuff in hand won't care about conformance. You are
> positing a group in between who roll their own, but want
> a way to check they have done it right.

yes. Maybe that group doesn't exist ...

> The conformance section could say "you have to
> either use our schema fragments, or else what you
> write has to implement exactly the same constraints as those
> schema fragments".

now that sounds good! And it is very short.

> What I am getting to is that our schema fragments _will_
> be normative in some sense.

if we go that way, yes. Which would make it very important what kind of
schema design we have: "true" ODD or "macroSpec(ed)" ODD.

- Felix

Received on Friday, 31 March 2006 13:40:35 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 20:43:07 UTC