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RE: Defining recursive elements?

From: Stan Kitsis <skits@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 15:06:42 -0700
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, Boris Kolpackov <boris@codesynthesis.com>
CC: Pete Cordell <petexmldev@tech-know-ware.com>, "xmlschema-dev@w3.org" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <03A576FA617C6544AEF9B925FB2B4E2A0DD95C23FA@NA-EXMSG-C114.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

The following is from the analysis of industry schemas that we did a few years ago
http://www.idealliance.org/xmlusa/05/call/xmlpapers/49.1704/.49.html#S3.8

20 out of 63 industry schemas had documents that did not specify a target namespace.

Stan Kitsis
Microsoft Corporation

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To: Boris Kolpackov
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Subject: Re: Defining recursive elements?


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Boris Kolpackov writes:

> 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%).


In my collection of schema documents, I find

   753 qualified
   220 [not specified, defaults to unqualfied]
    49 unqualified

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