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Re: Implementations/Non-Implementations of xs:redefine?

From: <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 16:59:57 -0500
To: Eliot Kimber <ekimber@reallysi.com>
Cc: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org, xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFA5AD5D8A.47B75606-ON852573C9.0074548E-852573C9.0078A2AA@lotus.com>

Eliot Kimber wrote:

> I guess the most reasonable thing to do is to create a set of 
> DITA-specific test cases that can be used to evaluate products'
> handling of redefine as well as document the limitation in 
> using XSD at all for specialization.

I know that your would be targeting these to specific needs of the DITA 
community, but the Schema WG is always looking for test cases to add to 
the official test case collection.  Insofar as the tests you create are 
testing conformance to the Schema Recommendation, as opposed to some 
tighter constraints that DITA prefers, I'd encourage you to consider 
submitting them.  That will not only help the Schema WG, for which we'd be 
grateful, it will somewhat increase the chance that a broad range of 
processors available to you will actually pass the tests.  Thanks!

Noah

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