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RE: [XAG Change request] Applicability of XAG

From: <DPawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 11:08:31 +0100
Message-ID: <9B66BBD37D5DD411B8CE00508B69700F024A7764@pborolocal.rnib.org.uk>
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> CMN-old
>   > I would like to propose that we remove the section XML
>   > Grammars, and The
>   > Scope Of XAG.
> DP
>   With the implication that applicability replace scope?
> CMN
> Yes
> CMN-old
>   > Applicability.
>   >
>   > In principle, every checkpoint in these guidelines should be
>   > met by all XML
>   > applications. In some cases, particular checkpoints will be
>   > "Not Applicable".
>   > For example, XSLT [ref] specifies transformations, and
>   > doesn't normally ahve
>   > a visual representation.
> DP
>   Which implies that if an instance or class of document doesn't have
>   a visual representation XAG is inapplicable?
> CMN
> No - there are checkpoints that don't apply and checkpoints 
> that do - whether
> something is oriented towards representation for a user or not isn't a
> criteria for whether it should meet XAG as a whole, only for 
> what it does
> with regard to individual checkpoints.


I think that's what we have lost. We expressed it in terms that 
(probably unclearly) said 'this group are a target', 'that group
aren't a target'.  I think with your modification, we have lost
some of that. I'm not sure I like losing that part of XAG.

Regards DaveP

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