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Re: ISSUE-12: indentifying a conformant schema

From: <Paul.V.Biron@kp.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 15:07:21 -0800
To: public-xsd-databinding@w3.org
Cc: public-xsd-databinding@w3.org, public-xsd-databinding-request@w3.org
Message-Id: <OFD8F2517F.AB599873-ON88257100.007E67AC-88257100.007F046D@KP.ORG>

> "# A method for identifying the patterns so that conformance
> of an XML Schema to those patterns can be verified. Note that
> this method is not intended to be used (and must not be used)
> by Web Services toolkits as an excuse for restricting
> their support of XML Schema."
> Do we supply an assertion mechanism, and/or an automatic 
> detection mechanism based upon XPath, SCD's or the PSVI?

I'd suggest the "reference implementation" of that automatic detection 
mechanism is going to need XSLT (i.e., more than just XPath and that SCD's 
and PSVI don't belong on the list as they are not "programing languages" 
in which such an RI could be written) or schemaTron.  I'd prefer it be in 

By assertion mechanism do you mean, for example, that we might bless some 
specific markup in appInfo that schema authors could populate to assert 
that the schema (fragment) conforms to one or more patterns?  I'm not so 
sure how useful that would be to the community.

Received on Tuesday, 24 January 2006 23:09:00 UTC

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