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Re: requesting XML records

From: Andy Powell <a.powell@ukoln.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 23:27:17 +0000 (GMT)
To: Mike Taylor <mike@indexdata.com>
cc: www-zig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SO4.4.05.10303262325040.21787-100000@lamin.ukoln.ac.uk>

On Wed, 26 Mar 2003, Mike Taylor wrote:

> I don't pretend to understand all the back-and-forthing of this stuff,
> and you very probably have a deeper understanding of it than I do.
> But what's clear is that the concept we're trying to capture in the
> putative "give me an XML record in this schema" request is _not_
> talking about getting back records "in a specified namespace" -- if
> that phrase even means anything.

I agree.  What is being requested is a record that conforms with a
particular 'XML application'... and the application is defined by an XML
schema, not by an XML namespace.

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