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Re: sXBL: Schema fragments (was: Re: Comments on 1st sXBL Working Draft)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2004 16:33:36 +0000 (UTC)
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>, www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0410231630460.26459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> 
> Please adopt the style used in <http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt>, it's the
> most readable notation I have come across in a specification and I know
> from a lot of authors (including myself) that this notation greatly
> helped them to learn the language.

Unfortunately the (ad-hoc?) notation used in XSLT is not really expressive 
enough to describe the exact format of sXBL (e.g. the content model of 
<xbl:definition> elements).


> This RelaxNG stuff along with these odd "Expected children" / "Expected 
> context" things is most difficult to access even for me.

The "expected children" stuff is just English prose, it's not a schema 
language.

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