OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: an unfilled need

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]
  • From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
  • To: "Rick Jelliffe" <ricko@allette.com.au>, <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 10:20:12 -0400

At 04:27 AM 9/20/99 +0800, Rick Jelliffe wrote:

>> Rick Jelliffe:
>>>There is no W3C method to declare which schema should be
>>>used, akin to the stylesheet declaration.
>> Yes there is: resolution of the schema URI.
>Tim is saying that using the namespace URI to specify a schema
>is the official W3C method. 

No. Tim has been very careful to state that he is posting as himself -- his
individual opinions. 

>On the contrary "It is not a goal that it [the namespace URI] be
>directly usable for retrieval of a schema (if any exists)"  says

Not the goal, as has repeatedly been said, by more experts (of expert
stature than myself), "not a goal" does not equate to "cannot be done".
That may very well have been the intent of that statement, but it doesn't
say that, and language commonly used in specs to provide for such
proscriptions was not used. 


Author of Effective Web Design: Master the Essentials
Coming in September --- Mastering XML

Founder, WebGeek Communications            http://www.webgeek.com
Vice President-Finance, HTML Writers Guild http://www.hwg.org
Director, HWG Online Education             http://www.hwg.org/services/classes

xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1
To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@ic.ac.uk the following message;
(un)subscribe xml-dev
To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@ic.ac.uk the following message;
subscribe xml-dev-digest
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@ic.ac.uk)


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS