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RE: Why no xf:type accessor?

From: Jonathan Robie <jonathan.robie@datadirect-technologies.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 10:22:50 -0400 (EDT)
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To: "Ashok Malhotra" <ashokma@microsoft.com>, <ed.knoll@cosd.fedex.com>
Cc: "John Mercado" <johnkmercado@yahoo.com>, "XQuery Comments" <public-qt-comments@w3.org>

At 06:50 AM 9/30/2002 -0700, Ashok Malhotra wrote:
>We need to solve this problem in any case.  The Schema WG
>has started to discuss the NuNs question again and I'm hoping
>there will be a proposal soon.


As you know, I've been a proponent of NUNs since before they existed, and I 
hope we do come up with a universal naming scheme that is as simple as 

In my opinion, once that naming scheme exists, xf:type makes a lot of 
sense, but it doesn't make sense before that time. And this is something 
the W3C XML Schema WG should do, not XML Query.

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