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Re: referencing anonymous types

From: Michael Glavassevich <mrglavas@ca.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 13:49:11 -0400
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Cc: Boris Kolpackov <boris@codesynthesis.com>, Mark Hansen <mark@agileitinc.com>
Message-ID: <OF1424C14F.C0C813FB-ON85257486.005640D6-85257486.0061F282@ca.ibm.com>
boris@codesynthesis.com wrote on 07/14/2008 03:05:18 AM:

> > If the answer is "No", can anyone provide a link to a proprietary
> > schema type naming syntax that is commonly used?  The validating
> > parsers, like Xerces, must use some internal mechanism to generate
> > names.
>
> I don't think it is a requirement for an implementation to use
> some generated names for anonymous types though I know Xerces-C++
> does that.

Xerces-J also does that. Not a requirement for an XML Schema processor in
general but might be one for an API which exposes type information (e.g.
DOM Level 3 [1][2]).

Thanks.

[1]
http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-DOM-Level-3-Core-20040407/core.html#TypeInfo
[2]
http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-DOM-Level-3-Core-20040407/glossary.html#dt-anonymous

Michael Glavassevich
XML Parser Development
IBM Toronto Lab
E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com
E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org
Received on Monday, 14 July 2008 17:50:31 GMT

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