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Re; PIs in xml:schema

From: David Beech <dbeech@us.oracle.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 1999 17:53:57 -0700
Message-ID: <378A8E25.852B7F5F@us.oracle.com>
To: paul@prescod.net
CC: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Paul Prescod wrote:

> Don Park wrote:
> >
> > I entirely agree with your opinion.  Liam's view is that of concern over
> > misuse where I am more concerned with functionality.  I believe XML
> > community can benefit from a guideline for proper use of PI as well as some
> > mechanism for registering PI target names.   Meanwhile we need to encourage
> > HTML browsers to recognize PI so that we do not lose this important feature
> > of XML.
> Let me reiterate that in my mind the best way to handle this would be to
> allow these floating element types in XML schemas. So in a sense I am for
> the removal of PIs ... once they are properly replaced. I can think of an
> element-syntax replacement that would be far superior.

Thanks for the interesting discussion of floating element types.  We
have recorded this as an issue for XML Schema, although the breadth of
the implications suggests that we might not be the right WG to take up
the cudgels for a PI replacement in XML - maybe the XML Syntax WG?


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