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Re: [Moderator Action] XForms WD 20020821 3.3.1 Referencing Schemas - Catch 33?

From: Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 18:16:13 +0200
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Subject: [Moderator Action] XForms WD 20020821 3.3.1 Referencing Schemas -
Catch 33?


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> It seems to me that there may be another Catch 22 in the referencing of
> schemas scenario.
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> Suppose I want to define a schema inside a document and to use some of the
> XForms datatypes which extend those provided by W3C XML Schema.
>
> So (assuming we solve the referencing problem mentioned in the previous
> "Catch 22" post) how do we do that?
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> At first sight it seems that we can't.
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> The Schema for XForms indicates that the <xsd:schema> element is allowed
as
> content for the xforms:model element. At least that was how I read the
> schema. So far so good.
>
> However, the XForms datatypes are not as far as I understand things part
of
> W3C XML Schema.
>
> So is it possible to use XForms datatypes in a referenced schema? which is
> stated to be of type xsd:schema? If so, how?
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> Is the Schema for XForms overly restrictive? Needing amendment?
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> Or (always possible) have I missed an obvious solution?
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> Andrew Watt
Received on Tuesday, 3 September 2002 12:16:43 GMT

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