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- From: yimin zhu <email@example.com>
- To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2000 11:12:11 -0700
Sorry I made a bad typo in the previous message. The following is the
correct one. Sorry about it.
I am reviewing some schemas following MEL Schema specification. I am kind of
lost in a sense that my original thoughts about XML schema definition is
that it is to define a sufficient but minimum number (ideally) of tags for
my application domains. I used OO approach for analysis even designing
schemas following XML-Data Reduced but never strictly mapped between them.
Now with XML Schema which has lots of OO concepts in it, the schemas I am
reviewing now tend to be bigger with finer classes, more relationships, more
hierarchy, inheritance and so on because it follows the approach for
defining a OO software system. It seems to me that defining XML data files
(for data exchange) is different from defining OO software systems, but I
cannot tell exactly what the optimization rules are to develop XML schema
from OO perspectives. Help me out?