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Re: XML Serialization (xml comment, schema)

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 16:31:06 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <20080320.163106.74638746.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: sandro@w3.org
Cc: alanruttenberg@gmail.com, public-owl-wg@w3.org

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Subject: Re: XML Serialization (xml comment, schema)
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 16:18:27 -0400

> 
> > > The set was in the wrong direction (I was using for testing, as you had alr
> > eady reverted to the prior version - why?)
> > 
> > So that I could run the document through an XML Schema validator.
> 
> I hear, again, a distant bell tolling for the wiki.  :-)
> 
> Still, I think I have figured out a super-hack workaround.
> 
> I made a template LT which is the character <.   Then I redid the XML
> comments from <!-- to {{LT}}!--.   This makes the wiki software no
> longer treat them as comments, and just transmit them as text.
> 
> Now, to get the schema itself, you need the special URL:
> 
>    http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/OWL_XML_Schema&action=raw&ctype=application/xml&templates=expand
> 
> We'll need to add "application/xml" to the list of allowed media types.
> For now, it will ignore that parameter with that value and send it as
> text/x-wiki [1].  But the bytes transmitted seem okay, I think.
> 
> Now, I think we want that URL to appear in non-wiki namespace, as
> something like 
>    http://www.w3.org/2008/owl11xml
> which I have done with some .htaccess hackery.
> 
> Does this solve our schema/wiki problems?
> 
> (i've ignored questions of namespace -vs- schema location /
> namespace-document -vs- schema.)
> 
>    -- Sandro
> 
> [1]   http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Parameters_to_index.php

This does look like a way to proceed.    I'll check later to see if
everything works.

Thanks,

peter
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