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Re: Self reference in an element

From: Mukul Gandhi <gandhi.mukul@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 22:19:39 +0530
Message-ID: <CABuuzNOfpc7ATcL6+MweyRpqbWKdEcfYgY9=iXb+owQyOWyjXg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Cc: Avinash Nagabhushan <avinash.sit@gmail.com>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Hi Noah,

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 9:42 PM, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure I agree with that. It depends on what you're optimizing for,
> what tools you're using, etc. There are certainly circumstances in which
> modeling the tree semantics of the information (the hierarchy of
> departments) directly in the tree of elements is the natural thing to do. It
> certainly seems to make processing with tools such as XPath & friends much
> easier.

I thought that the schema I proposed, defined a good *content model*
(it's likely better normalized than what was proposed originally by

I agree with your other points.

Mukul Gandhi
Received on Tuesday, 12 July 2011 16:50:37 UTC

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