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Re: variables as nodes? (re: XML Binding Format)

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@isr.umd.edu>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 10:56:49 -0500
Message-Id: <94792bf569fef26a1549879971148d0f@isr.umd.edu>
Cc: Yoshio FUKUSHIGE <fuku@w3.org>, "'RDF Data Access Working Group'" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>

On Mar 23, 2005, at 9:45 AM, Dave Beckett wrote:

> On Tue, 2005-03-22 at 14:05 -0500, Bijan Parsia wrote:
>> On Mar 22, 2005, at 1:28 PM, Yoshio FUKUSHIGE wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> Sorry for asking such question at this time of the year,
>>> but I prefer  <var name="foo"></var>-ish  thing.
>>
>> Big +1.
>>
>> It will also help with making it more W3C XML Schemable, which I  
>> regard
>> important, both in general and for teh WSDL.
>
> I presented two designs to the WG, attached to my emails:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2004JulSep/ 
> 0556.html
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2004OctDec/ 
> 0364.html

Thanks for the pointers. I'll check them out. (They do antedate my  
joining the group.)

> to which the comments on XML-style and schemas support were mostly:
>
> KendallC:
>   I(Dave said):
>> Depends on how important schema validation is, I guess.
>   Kendall said:
>> I think it's overrated generally, but especially so here.
>   --  
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2004OctDec/ 
> 0367.html
>
> I guess UMD has changed position :)  Which is perfectly fine.

Yep. :)

> and HowardK:
>> In terms of XQuery, I don't think there's a great difference between  
>> the two
>> result formats.
>   --  
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2004JulSep/ 
> 0572.html
>
> Given no other big response influencing my choice after the last email,
> and subsequent telcon discussions, I chose the simplest thing that  
> would work.

I got it.

> Right now I can see there are more motivations for the complex form,
> with the schema support.  The result2* attachments to the 0364.html
> email include the schema-full design I made in November but it will
> need updating for later changes and to deal with other comments.

I will check it out. Thanks.

Cheers,
Bijan.
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