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Re: Defining recursive elements?

From: David Carver <kingargyle@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 09:20:26 -0500
Message-ID: <464DB62A.4040302@gmail.com>
To: Boris Kolpackov <boris@codesynthesis.com>
CC: Pete Cordell <petexmldev@tech-know-ware.com>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org

Boris Kolpackov wrote:
> Hi Pete,
>
> Pete Cordell <petexmldev@tech-know-ware.com> writes:
>
>   
>> Although, just to clarify for those that are a bit fuzzy about namespaces
>> in schema, commonly if people define a schema that specifies a target
>> namespace, 9 times out of 10 they will also make
>> elementFormDefault="qualified".
>>     
>
> Any studies to support these numbers? I just did a quick check over
> a bunch of real-world schemas in our repository. Out of 18 schemas,
> 7 are "unqualified" (~40%) and 11 are "qualified" (~60%).
>
>   
Most, B2B XML Schemas will use elementFormDefault="qualified".  Look at 
any of the UBL, OAGi, STAR, AIAG, etc standards.   All I believe use 
elementFormDefault="qualified".

Dave
Received on Friday, 18 May 2007 13:18:57 GMT

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