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   Re: XML Schema syntax

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  • From: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
  • To: xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: 07 Feb 2000 09:10:40 +0000

> To: Philip Wadler <wadler@research.bell-labs.com>
> Cc: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

Philip Wadler <wadler@research.bell-labs.com> writes:

> Am I alone in finding the syntax of XML Schema hard to use?
> I believe the syntax could be considerably improved, simply by
> makeing the structure of the XML tree correspond to the structure
> of the corresponding regular expression.

Several modest changes along the lines suggested above have recently
agreed, and will appear in the next PWD.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
     2 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LW, SCOTLAND -- (44) 131 650-4440
	    Fax: (44) 131 650-4587, e-mail: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk
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