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[Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>] Re: [xml-dev] XPointer and XML Schema

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 17 Jul 2002 17:23:24 +0100
To: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
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So Eric's reply went wrong as well, :-(

attached mail follows:

On Wed, 2002-07-17 at 17:57, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
> "Wayne Steele" <xmlmaster@hotmail.com> writes:

> > If XPointer is going to depend on XML Schema, it should do so in a
> > well-specified way.
> It doesn't, and the WG thought its non-dependency was already
> well-specified by the phrase above.  

Isn't it necessary to introduce a XPointer scheme to identify the (or a)
schema(s) which should be used to evaluate the bare names then? It's
done to declare namespaces, why couldn't it be done to declare the
schemas? Although it wouldn't be concise it would be fully

See you in San Diego.
Eric van der Vlist       http://xmlfr.org            http://dyomedea.com
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