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Re: Argh...Entities

From: MURATA Makoto <murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
Date: Tue, 18 May 1999 14:49:43 +0900
Message-Id: <199905180549.AA00530@archlute.apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org, xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
Paul Prescod wrote:
> MURATA Makoto wrote:
> > 
> > Now that schemata are in the XML syntax, they can be parsed by XML processors.
> > Thus, application programs can easily obtain additional information from
> > schemata.  We only have to allow XML schemata to have user-defined elements,
> > which may be used by such application programs.
> 
> If a schema parses some date text to validate it then having the
> application do it again is inefficient and inconvenient. A schema could
> also use content model information to report breaks between content model
> chunks (if it "reported" non-terminals). This is incredibly convenient for
> application designers.

On the other hand, we cannot use SAX and DOM as is.  Existing XML infrastructure 
will not work any more.

Makoto
 
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Received on Tuesday, 18 May 1999 01:50:10 GMT

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