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Re: Importing XMLSchema.xsd

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 10:20:11 +0000
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
Cc: jddahl@micron.com, "Simon Cox" <Simon.Cox@csiro.au>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bisln5k10.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com writes:

> Henry:  I wonder whether we shouldn't open an issue covering both the lack 
> of clarity regarding what processors should do, as well as the need for a 
> mechanism that reliably supports what's requested here.

Yes, good idea.

> I wonder whether in a future version of schema we might somehow factor the 
> Schema for Schema into one piece that would indeed be a legal schema 
> document covering the syntax for <xsd:element>, etc., and perhaps even the 
> definitions of the built in derived types.  The other piece providing the 
> "magical" derivations of the builtin primitive types.  Presumably, with a 
> bit of care, we could arrange things so that the former could be imported 
> for use in other vocabularies, as is being requested in this thread? 

Certainly worth looking in to.

ht
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