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RE: XML Schemas patterns (was: Re: Defining recursive elements?)

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 16:19:59 +0100
To: "'Andrew Welch'" <andrew.j.welch@gmail.com>, "'Florent Georges'" <darkman_spam@yahoo.fr>
Cc: "'Todd Moon'" <tmrfcm@gmail.com>, <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <012d01c79896$d5d682b0$6401a8c0@turtle>

> >   Speaking of this, does anyone know a good, established reference 
> > about different styles of schema, different schema patterns?
> Here's one:
> http://www.xfront.com/GlobalVersusLocal.html
> Not sure it meets of the requirements you mention, but its not bad.

But it was written before anyone had any awareness of the impact on
schema-aware queries and stylesheets. This changes the rules, for example it
becomes much more important to define global elements and types so that you
can use their names in function signatures.

Michael Kay
Received on Thursday, 17 May 2007 15:20:16 UTC

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