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- From: "John E. Simpson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 10:56:42 -0400
At 02:17 PM 5/27/98 UT, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
[lots of good stuff]
>3 - Paul Prescod suggested removing it. I like it because it sets a limited
>task, the 'normalized' DTDs. I think 'capable of' leaves open the
>that SDDs can do more than just this.
I must have missed Paul's argument for removing this point. Goal #3 seems
straightforward enough to me, and the "capable of" (as you say) gives some
>5 - Two private respondents have complained that 'easy' is too vague (as in
>'easy to create, read, and modify'). To me this means SDD's should be
>editable by a human with a reasonable knowledge of XML structures, but I can
>see where this may bother people. I like the vagueness, I suppose. Anyone
>have a clearer idea?
Maybe add the phrase "except for the design goals" to #10? :)
>9 - Should we add some kind of bounds to keep SDDs from redefining document
Yes. I think this is inherent in some of the other goals but it wouldn't
hurt to make it explicit.
>12 - Alain Deseine proposed a metadata mechanism. I hope we have the
>metadata he needs in this note. I don't want to march on metadata a la RDF
>with this module.
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