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Re: XHTML Modularization and Tables...

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 14:11:51 -0500
Message-ID: <42A5F177.8020704@aptest.com>
To: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
CC: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>, www-html@w3.org

There is already an updated draft with Schema in it.  It has been at 
last call state forever for no good reason.  It is called XHTML 
Modularization 1.0 Second Edition.  You can see the current public draft 
at http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-xhtml-modularization-20040218/

Laurens Holst wrote:

> Shane McCarron wrote:
>> I decided to chime in here Mark, sorry.  I am one of the original 
>> designers of M12N's architecture.  The other is no longer involved 
>> with the work, but I will do my best.
> Now that we are talking about ‘M12N’, I wonder when there will be an 
> updated draft with finished Schema implementation?
> We at Backbase <http://www.backbase.com/> have a product which mixes 
> XHTML 1.0 with tags in our own namespace, which we call BXML tags. I 
> have been trying to create generate a Schema from our so-called 
> ‘master reference file’ for a while, which went pretty well by itself, 
> but unfortunately I quickly ran into issues caused by the Schema not 
> being finished yet.
> Because, as I said, we’re generating this from another file using an 
> XML transformation, DTD is not an option (and I don’t want to use one 
> of those terrible things anyway). Nevertheless I would very much like 
> to generate such a schema, in particular for code completion and 
> validation in XML editors such as XMLBuddy for Eclipse.
> So, I’m greatly anticipating a new version of the spec :).
> ~Grauw
>Ushiko-san! Kimi wa doushite, Ushiko-san!!
>Laurens Holst, student, university of Utrecht, the Netherlands.
>Website: www.grauw.nl. Backbase employee; www.backbase.com.

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