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Re: Schema for schemas and XML schema DTD

From: Jonathan Robie <Jonathan.Robie@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2000 12:25:25 -0500
Message-Id: <5.0.0.25.0.20001109113722.02451460@pop.mindspring.com>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

>Or is what you are worried about that the defaults in the DTD are
>not reflected in the s-for-s?  But as the above example calls out,
>this is simply false to fact.  Every default in the DTD _is_ reflected
>in the s-for-s, or at least it should be, and I've checked a number of
>times that all _three_ loci are in agreement.
>
>So what _are_ you concerned about?

First off, I misunderstood some of the earlier messages - it is probably 
not worth the effort to figure out what I originally thought the problem 
was, because I was wrong.

As I now understand it, I believe that using the DTD basically allows 
people who have an SGML or XML normalizer to "expand out" defaults and 
fixed values so that they will be present in the XML 1.0 Infoset. This 
seems like a convenient hack for getting the XML 1.0 processor to get these 
into the elements that use them, and I do not object to this.

Jonathan
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