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Re: producing the draft of XML Datatype spec

From: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 1999 12:29:35 +0700
Message-ID: <370455BF.F35EB73E@jclark.com>
To: "Biron,Paul V" <Paul.V.Biron@kp.org>
CC: "'spec-prod@w3.org'" <spec-prod@w3.org>, "'Eduardo.Gutentag@Eng.Sun.COM'" <Eduardo.Gutentag@Eng.Sun.COM>
"Biron,Paul V" wrote:

> The thing I would change, however, is the content model of the editorial
> note element (actually, the edtext sub-element of ednote).  Currently, it
> allows only #PCDATA, with the rationale
> 
>         The content of edtext need not be more complicated than #PCDATA
> because the note doesn't need to contribute to the "real" content of the
> document.
> 
> We've found that it is useful to include sub-elemenets in edtext such as
> various reference or link types, lists, etc.

I would like to see this changed as well.  I have often found myself
wanting to have cross-references or code elements in ednotes.

> The XSL stylesheet produced by Eduardo is great!  Makes it so easy to
> produce html output.  One thing that isn't noted (in the report or in the
> stylesheet itself) is that it uses 2 constructs *not* in the current WD of
> XSL, but which are implemented as "extensions" in the 19990307 version of XT
> [3].

Unfortunately extensions are needed with the current XSL WD.  They won't
be with the next WD.

James
Received on Friday, 2 April 1999 01:41:33 GMT

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