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RE: New Issue: use XSD to describe the syntax [i032]

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 13:43:45 -0800
Message-ID: <32D5845A745BFB429CBDBADA57CD41AF0BB82B15@ussjex01.amer.bea.com>
To: <paul.downey@bt.com>, <rsalz@datapower.com>, "Mark Nottingham" <markn@bea.com>
Cc: <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>

I'm only interested in XML 1.0.  XML 1.1 should have never been
published as a Rec given the backwards incompatibility and lack of
foreseeable Schema support.

Dave

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> Subject: RE: New Issue: use XSD to describe the syntax [i032]
> 
> Rich wrote:
> >   a) Should we describe the specification using XML Schema?
> >   b) Should such a schema replace the "pseudo-schema"?
> >   c) Should such a schema be normative?
> >   d) Should such a schema be developed alongside the spec, or should
we
> > wait until the spec is more stable (i.e., is someone willing to
track
> > the spec)?
> >
> > Would you agree?
> 
> i'm all for providing normative schemas for each of our bindings, esp
for
> testing purposes. that does, however, possibly raise issues regarding
> which version of XML would be supported ..
> 
> Ignoring XML 1.1 completely could be seen as being politically
incorrect
> given it's now a W3C recommendation ..
> 
> The WSDL WG went to great lengths to abstract the types used to store
> informational items in their component model so as to support XML 1.0
and
> 1.1 and other possible serialisations.  i guess we could go down a
similar
> path
> and make the types in the core spec abstract, but that might not make
> sense to
> everyone.
> 
> Given Schema 1.0 doesn't (yet) support XML 1.1 we would be only able
to
> provide schemas for the SOAP and WSDL bindings for XML 1.0 anyway.
> 
> Paul
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