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RE: [XML 1.1] Allowable element names

From: <DPawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 08:31:23 +0100
Message-ID: <9B66BBD37D5DD411B8CE00508B69700F024A7793@pborolocal.rnib.org.uk>
To: wai-xtech@w3.org

Charles wrote:
> Yes, in XML Accessibility Guidelines we do encourage people 
> to have a schema
> definition - particularly in Guideline 4 - 
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/XML/#g4_0

From which it may be possible to retrieve element information.
Agreed.

Pragmatically, only a minority of todays XML documents do reference
the schema/DTD from which they were derived.
I don't believe this to be a reliable method of obtaining
element descriptions.

regards DaveP





> On Thu, 20 Jun 2002, William Loughborough wrote:
> 
>   At 08:59 AM 6/20/2002 -0400, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:
>   >c) Don't require a schema for every XML usage.
> 
>   Perhaps "require" is too harsh, but we ought do something 
> to encourage
>   "schematization permeation" of "things 'X'"?
> 
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