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   Re: XML Schemas: Best Practices

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  • From: Ronald Bourret <rpbourret@rpbourret.com>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 13:20:36 -0800

"Roger L. Costello" wrote:

> I like the Chameleon approach even more!  Rather than starting a
> component's life out in a rigid, static, fixed namespace, the Chameleon
> approach frees them so that applications can decide on a domain
> (namespace) for the components. Furthermore, applications can
> refine/customize the Chameleon components.  This approach requires an
> extra step but in return it gives you a lot of flexibility.  Wow!
> What are your thoughts on this?

"Rigid, static, fixed". Boy, can't tell where your loyalties lie ;)

Since this uses namespaces to resolve name collisions, it works for me.

I'm still a bit dubious about not assigning components to namespaces to
start with, but then I am a rigid, static, fixed kinda guy :)

Ronald Bourret
Programming, Writing, and Training
XML, Databases, and Schemas


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