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   Re: XML Schemas: Needs Marketing?

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  • From: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
  • To: xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: 15 Feb 2000 13:18:37 +0000

"Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com> writes:

> I hope for and expect to see subsets of functionality - XML 80/20'd the
> complexity of SGML, and the XML family of specs will probably get 80/20'd
> in real use.  Hopefully the W3C will write specs that accomodate such
> subsetting.

Nothing in XML Schema will stand in the way of your writing
DTD-transcription schemas, if that's all you need/want to do.  They
won't benefit from the new facilities that are intended to make
design, understanding and maintenance easier, but they won't burden
the reader with new concepts either.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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