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Re: W3C XML Schema processing architecture

From: DESEYNE Jacques <jacques.deseyne@swift.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 17:53:59 +0200
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
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Another area where it seems one can enjoy the full freedom of applying your own non-portable approach is the situation where the
grammars to be used for validation consist of DTD(s) for some parts, of schema(s) for other parts and maybe both for yet other

I must have missed something, as the only practical way at this time seems to consist of “roll-your-own” validator and errorhandler
implementations  (extending, for instance, Xerces-J).

Is anyone ware of initiatives more specific/detailed than or evolving beyond the DOM Level 3 "Abstract Schemas" June 7th draft?

Eric van der Vlist wrote:

> Hi,
> The W3C XML Schema recommendation seems to consider that it's out of its
> scope to define the processing architecture around a schema such as the
> usage of a schema by a validating parser and I was wondering where this
> was defined|discussed.
> For instance, one could imagine that a validating parser could pass to
> the applications the canonical form of the values read in a document.
> This would make a huge difference for the applications (probably much
> more appreciated by "data oriented applications" than by "document
> oriented applications").
> I have (briefly I must admit) gone though DOM Level 3 "Load and Save"
> [1] and I haven't seen what I was looking for.
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-DOM-Level-3-ASLS-20010607/load-save.html
> I wonder, though, if it's not something which should be discussed beyond
> the scope of a specific parsing API.
> Thanks for your thoughts (and pointers).
> Eric
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Jacques Deseyne

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