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RE: Missing WSDL Schema

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2001 11:42:50 +0900
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To: Michael Brennan <Michael_Brennan@Allegis.com>, "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Pradyumna_Siddhartha<Pradyumna_Siddhartha@infy.com>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org
At 15:59 01/07/13 -0700, Michael Brennan wrote:
>Indeed. I think namespace owners should get in the habit of putting human
>readable docs at the end of the namespace URI with links to the schemas.
>This would block toolkits from doing this sort of thing, but still make it
>easy and intuitive for users to get access to the required schemas and other
>docs. I'm personally a fan of RDDL for this purpose, but then there is
>always the danger that toolkits will add RDDL support and then continue to
>do the same bad practice of relying upon remote access of schemas for

No. Tools should use a decent cache, and use the cache content
if they can't get things on the network (or if a check on the
network shows that there was no change,...). To equate 'have
to download by hand' with 'making it easy and intuitive for
users' is very strange.

Regards,  Martin.
Received on Saturday, 14 July 2001 03:25:11 UTC

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