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   Re: XSchema question

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  • From: "Don Park" <donpark@quake.net>
  • To: "Ron Bourret" <rbourret@dvs1.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de>, <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Aug 1998 02:20:52 -0700

>> Does XSchema handle 'redefinition' of schema either entirely or
>> I would like to see each XLF log source redefine their schema from time
>> time to reflect changes.  XSchema can handle this, it would be great.
>I'm not sure I understand the question.  Do you mean, can you change your
>content models and so on and have XSchema automatically resolve the
>based on which version of the file you're reading and which version of the
>XSchema you're using?  If so, XSchema doesn't handle this, but it's an
>interesting idea.  I think that architectural forms do handle this.

No.  If I defined an element named FOO with attribute named BAR, can I

1. Redefine FOO's containment rules.
2. Redefine FOO's attribute list.
3. Change BAR's default value.

If XSchema does not do it, maybe we should define another standard that does
this (XSchizo? <g>).


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