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Re: http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-0/ document problems

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 30 Oct 2002 09:14:11 +0000
To: Chris Janicki <Chris.Janicki@ia-inc.com> (by way of "C. M. Sperberg-McQueen" <cmsmcq@acm.org>)
Cc: W3C XML Schema Comments list <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
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Chris Janicki <Chris.Janicki@ia-inc.com> (by way of "C. M. Sperberg-McQueen" <cmsmcq@acm.org>) writes:

> In many places the "sequence" element is linked to an apparent
> definition, but the link's named anchors don't exist, and I cannot
> find any definition for the "sequence" element anywhere.
> For example, the errata doc has unanchored links for "sequence" in
> Error E1-5.  There is also mention of "compositor" with another broken
> link.

The links in the errata document are a pain, I'm sorry I missed a few,
will try to fix in next release.

> IMHO, I found the "Primer" document for XML Schema to be very
> difficult to read.  The "Primer" works backwards, discussing the most
> complicated parts first.   For example, why is complexType discussed
> before simpleType?

I'm sorry you don't find it helpful, many others have reported they
found it worked for them. . .

> And the errata is almost as long as the original
> doc... it looks like its time to roll the errata into an fresh doc.
> :-)

That will happen soon.

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