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Re: Annotation

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 20 Apr 2001 12:19:08 +0100
To: Ian Stokes-Rees <ijs@decisionsoft.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bzodbiztf.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Ian Stokes-Rees <ijs@decisionsoft.com> writes:

> Section 2.6 of the Primer (Annotations) states:
> "XML Schema provides three elements for annotating schemas for the benefit of
> both human readers and applications."
> Am I correct in assuming that these three elements are "annotation" "appInfo"
> and "documentation"?  If so, is it also fair to say that only "documentation"
> and "appInfo" can actually store any annotating information, and that the
> "annotation" element is only a wrapper/container?  This certainly seems to be
> the case from looking at the schema for schemas.

That's correct.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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