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Fw: Fw: rfc2518bis DAV DTD

From: Stanley Guan <stanley.guan@oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 08:56:41 -0700
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
To: "Stanley Guan" <stanley.guan@oracle.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2003 10:16 PM
Subject: Re: Fw: rfc2518bis DAV DTD

> Would you send the following on my behalf, please?
>   Regarding your discussion about using W3C XML Schema to express the
>   DAV extensibility rules, I agree with the position which says that
>   unconstrained interleaving of names from any namespace excluding
>   only those already defined by DAV is inexpressible.
>   I would observe that it is perhaps misleading to describe this as an
>   extensibility mechanism, particularly in the context of comparison
>   with XSLT.  XSLT has both an *extension* mechanism for stylesheets,
>   which is much more constrained than what you are talking about, and
>   which _can_ be described with W3C XML Schema, and a *versioning*
>   mechanism for the REC itself, which defines forward-compatible
>   processing.  It's the latter you are discussing, not the former.
> ht
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