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Re: SVG 1.2 WD - Usefulness of XML Schema

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 18:38:53 +0200
Message-ID: <177118079031.20030430183853@w3.org>
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
CC: Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>, www-svg@w3.org

On Wednesday, April 30, 2003, 6:15:51 PM, Robin wrote:

RB> Tobias Reif wrote:
>> The main schema could be written in RNG. WXS and DTD versions could be 
>> generated automatically [2].

RB> Trang rocks,


RB> but the models used for modularization in RNG and WXS are different
RB> enough that even it can't seem to maintain authorial intent in the translation. 

unfortunately true

RB> The SVG schema needs to be modularised as the XHTML schema is.

also true. A big part of doing the modularisation is to allow SVG to be
plugged in with other specs like XHTML, MathML so , they all need to
use the same modularization framework.

RB> However it *may* be possible to still do something smart in this
RB> area to also have some RNG without doubling maintenance costs.
RB> I've been having vague ideas in the back of my mind for a while,
RB> hopefully they'll take shape as something useful :)

I have been sort of hoping that too.

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Wednesday, 30 April 2003 12:39:13 UTC

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