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RE: What good is Restriction?

From: Biron,Paul V <Paul.V.Biron@kp.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 10:39:27 -0700
Message-Id: <8904C60CACA7D51191BC00805FEAAF4358EDAC@crdc-exch-7.crdc.kp.org>
To: "'Eric van der Vlist'" <vdv@dyomedea.com>, Jeff Lowery <jlowery@scenicsoft.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Eric van der Vlist [SMTP:vdv@dyomedea.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, July 10, 2002 10:30 AM
> To:	Jeff Lowery
> Cc:	'Biron,Paul V'; xmlschema-dev@w3.org
> Subject:	RE: What good is Restriction?
> 
> On Wed, 2002-07-10 at 19:24, Jeff Lowery wrote:
> 
> > I thought XPaths were suggested as an alternative in this case. Why was
> that
> > rejected? It's used for keydefs.
> 
> They can be a real mess in some cases... for instance if you use
> substitution group to substitute one of the elements on the path!
> 
To elaborate slightly...

Schemas are defined at the component level...not at the XML syntax level.
Thus, XPath's are at the wrong level of representation.

pvb
Received on Wednesday, 10 July 2002 13:57:07 UTC

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