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RE: ISSUE-12: indentifying a conformant schema

From: <paul.downey@bt.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 23:43:13 -0000
Message-ID: <2A7793353757DB4392DF4DFBBC9522550276F276@I2KM11-UKBR.domain1.systemhost.net>
To: <Paul.V.Biron@kp.org>, <public-xsd-databinding@w3.org>

Hi Paul,

> 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 

Schematron is really just an XSLT generator, 
but yes, XSLT would be my choice too.

> 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?  

That's where I was going.

> I'm not so sure how useful that would be to the community.

I'm weary of this too, given this could smack of blessing the 'profile' ..

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