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Re: Schema 1.1: xs:anyEnumeration considered?

From: David Ezell <David_E3@VERIFONE.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 13:49:57 -0400
Message-ID: <2554CD143BF133449AB61786FA333CDE01A1DB7E@TPANTMAIL.verifone.com>
To: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Pete Cordell wrote:
>Dave Carver wrote:
>> First, I'll state that I'm just a consumer of the spec, so I'm not a 
>> work group member, but I do work for a B2B standards organization
that 
>> use schema extensively.
>>
>>Pete Cordell wrote:
>>> And, I think only a parent could think that the union trick is not 
>>> ugly
>>> :-)
>>
>> Actually, it has it's good and bad points, but I don't necessarily 
>> think it is an ugly trick, just one that is not published enough or
written
>> about enough.   From my aspect, it takes educating my users about the

>> extensibility and the various ways that it can be done.
>
>Doesn't the fact the users need educating more about it just prove that
it is an insiders
>trick?

Well, AFAIK the "trick" originated with some folks at OASIS: they might
take umbrage at being referred to as "insiders", especially where XML
Schema is concerned :-).  At least OASIS is where my XML language groups
learned about it.

Best regards,
David
Received on Tuesday, 20 March 2007 17:49:08 UTC

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