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Re: New article published: xml:lang in XML document schemas

From: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@oucs.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 23:51:11 +0000
Message-ID: <438651EF.8030102@oucs.ox.ac.uk>
To: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
CC: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, www-international@w3.org

Felix Sasaki wrote:

>> It says that "XML Schema requires that the xml namespace be declared and
>> imported before using xml:lang (and other xml namespace values)"
>> and then "RELAX NG predeclares the xml namespace, as in XML, so no
>> additional declaration is needed."
>> But an XML Schema itself is an XML document,
> yes, and the schema for XML Schemas imports xml.xsd, see 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-1/#normative-schemaSchema :)
> you are right, "as in XML" is confusing and should not be here.
> Richard,  too late for an eratum?
It is true that the document is confusing; but it covers up the greater
and more serious contradiction within
W3C.  _Why_ does Schema want us to redeclare the predefined attributes?

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