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Re: On the context sensitivity of the QName Schema Datatype

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 13:49:29 -0600
Message-ID: <47BB32C9.6030401@aptest.com>
To: ashok.malhotra@oracle.com
CC: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, connolly@w3.org, www-tag@w3.org

ashok malhotra wrote:
> I'm wondering what our friends in Schema would say if we requested a 
> CURIE datatype.
> There are clearly problems with the syntax which need to be addressed.
> But would they warm to the semantics?
Actually, I am not convinced CURIEs would solve this problem since they 
are also context sensitive.  They rely upon @xmlns to define prefix 
mappings in XML grammars, and you can change @xmlns prefixes throughout 
a document.

I would, however, welcome a formal XSD datatype for CURIEs.  Right now 
we are defining one in terms of the XHTML datatype space.

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Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2008 19:50:38 UTC

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