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Re: Data Modeling

From: Pete Cordell <petexmldev@tech-know-ware.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 14:07:39 +0100
Message-ID: <00dd01c7f92b$beb177c0$4000a8c0@Codalogic>
To: "Fortuno, Adam" <Adam.Fortuno@Metavante.com>, <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>

Are you looking for things like XML Schema, Relax-NG, Schematron and so on? 
Or are you looking for graphical methods?

If the latter, I'm not aware of any formal methods, but a number of tools do 
represent schemas using graphical methods. However, in my experience, in 
most cases the graphical representations only capture a fraction of the 
information you need, and while sufficient for a screen based representation 
with which you can click to get more information, they probably don't 
translate well into paper based representations.


Pete Cordell
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Fortuno, Adam" <Adam.Fortuno@Metavante.com>
To: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 3:53 PM
Subject: Data Modeling


Is there a popular notation for modeling a vocabulary? I'm accustom to
ERD's for database data modeling. I tend to use that for data modeling
XML vocabularies, but I want to know if there is a better way to do

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