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Re: xml-model in SC34

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 17:16:34 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=R3rAmJtpq-FNT-zL_s7EsymGTXhZfLzfByTz7@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com> wrote:

> I note that the layout and organization of
> http://www.itscj.ipsj.or.jp/sc34/open/1437.pdf
> isn't the same as our WG Note at
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/NOTE-xml-model-20100415/

That's inevitable when dealing with ISO; their stylesheet was carved
on the back of the Tablets of Stone when they were brought down from
Mount Sinai.

> Am I correct that the content is effectively identical?

Close reading should determine that.

> How will someone looking at this ISO spec know that it
> is identical to our WG Note?

If you have the ISO spec, you don't need the Note.   The important
thing is for the Note to claim that it contains the "technical
content" of the ISO spec (as opposed to its formatting and
boilerplate).

> In short, we effectively want our publicly available and
> web-referenceable WG Note to be the public equivalent of
> the (not publicly available and referenceable) ISO standard.
>
> Have we achieved this?

Provided they are substantively identical, then yes.
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