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   Re: Linking (using embed) and XML Schema

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  • From: "Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org>
  • To: Ronald Bourret <rbourret@ito.tu-darmstadt.de>
  • Date: Wed, 04 Aug 1999 11:41:14 -0400

Thanks a lot Ron,

I would like to push this issue (I think it's important).  Any advice on
how to proceed?  Is there someone on the XLink committee (and/or the XML
Schema committee) that I can send this issue to?  /Roger

Ronald Bourret wrote:
> Roger L. Costello wrote:
> > Suppose that I have an XML document that is created by assembling XML
> > data from various sources, using XML Link (with show="embed").  For
> > example, we may create an XML document to show stock quotes, where the
> > quotes are gotten from, say, three different sources.
> >
> > Such a document raises interesting questions with regards to the XML
> > schema for that document.  Does the schema describe the structure of the
> > document *after* the embeddding process has occurred (post-embed), or,
> > does the schema describe the structure of the document *before* the
> > embedding process has occurred (pre-embed)?
> Interesting question.  The schema specification does not answer it.  However, it is really a question for the XLink folks, as it applies to DTDs as well as schemas. I doubt there is a simple answer, as both cases are useful.
> > Another interesting question is: can we specify (in the schema?) that
> > the XML parser should validate the pre-embed version versus the
> > post-embed version?
> Not currently.  Again, this might be a property of the link, not the schema.
> -- Ron Bourret
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