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   RE: Arbitrary Infoset boundaries (was Re: Common XML - Final ReviewDraft

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  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • To: Xml-Dev <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 21:48:11 -0400

At 07:31 PM 8/2/00 -0600, Aaron Skonnard wrote:
>> At 04:27 PM 8/2/00 -0600, Aaron Skonnard wrote:
>> >Once XSD and XInclude are done, DTDs are dead weight for the Infoset.
>> >really about the fundamental abstractions that we can infer from XML 1.0
>> >Namespaces in light of our current direction.
>> Whose current direction?
>The direction of the W3C and the world of component/system developers wrt
>type information.

Really?  I'd love to see that formally stated by the W3C.

I suspect we have an honest difference of opinion between one group of
'component/system developers' and another.  XSD and XInclude aren't
universally adored, and neither are 'fundamental abstractions', I'm afraid.

Simon St.Laurent
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books


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