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RE: [ann] Schema Lightener: a free tool for simplifying schemas

From: Paul Kiel <paul@xmlhelpline.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 08:58:16 -0400
To: "'Michael Kay'" <mike@saxonica.com>, <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B53E735C16E24E8FB56501B05043E665@xmlguy>
Creating xml instances may seem tedious to some.  This is why I wanted to
add the ability to include numerous xml instances as a representative.  It's
certainly on my wish list.


I like your ideas on the requirements of enums and min/maxOccurs.  I'll put
this on my wish list as well.






From: xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org [mailto:xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Michael Kay
Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 1:21 PM
To: 'Paul Kiel'; xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Subject: RE: [ann] Schema Lightener: a free tool for simplifying schemas


 > A full FAQ is available at http://www.xmlhelpline.com/tools (including a
section on how this relates to Schematron and other solutions). This is an
initial 1.0 release.  I would love to continue to improve it if people find
it useful.  



Other requirements for subsetting that I have often encountered include:


(a) reducing the value set of an enumeration


(b) changing minOccurs or maxOccurs values.


In general I quite like the idea of making this instance-driven, though I
can see that in some cases, creating instances that are sufficiently
representative could become rather tedious.


Michael Kay


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