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RE: ANN: Algorithm for Merging a simpleType Dependency Chain

From: Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 16:28:33 -0400
To: "xmlschema-dev@w3.org" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9E51F88D5247B648908850C35A3BBB50053EE98E22@IMCMBX3.MITRE.ORG>
Hey Michael,

>> I wish to create a single, standalone rendering for BostonAreaSurfaceElevation. 
>> That is, a representation that does not depend on a base type.
>
> Any particular reason to do that?

Understanding the constraints on a simpleType is important for understanding an element or attribute of that type.  

Having a single, standalone representation of a simpleType makes it easier to understand its constraints.

I am developing a library of XML Schema programming idioms. This is one of the idioms. I use it frequently in my applications that process XML Schema documents.

/Roger


-----Original Message-----
From: C. M. Sperberg-McQueen [mailto:cmsmcq@blackmesatech.com] 
Sent: Monday, May 02, 2011 10:07 AM
To: Costello, Roger L.
Cc: C. M. Sperberg-McQueen; xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Subject: Re: ANN: Algorithm for Merging a simpleType Dependency Chain


On May 1, 2011, at 8:11 AM, Costello, Roger L. wrote:

> ...
> 
> I wish to create a single, standalone rendering for BostonAreaSurfaceElevation. That is, a representation that does not depend on a base type.

Any particular reason to do that?


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