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- From: email@example.com (Henry S. Thompson)
- To: "Sean B. Palmer" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 00:34:38 +0000
"Sean B. Palmer" <email@example.com> writes:
> > No clear what you mean by a "scheme [sic]"?
> > I'd certainly be interested in a bit more detail on why it's obvious
> > that XML Schema is not appropriate for your needs.
> I'm not saying it isn't appropriate: far from it! Rather I'm asking "is it
> By Scheme, I mean:
> "Syntactic Schema: A document, real or imagined, which constrains the
> structure and/or type of data. (pl.: Schemata)." - Tim Berners-Lee,
So by Scheme you meant Schema :-)
I encourage you to read the XML Schema Primer , which contains a good
introduction to the mechanisms by which you can associate schemas with
namespaces -- putting a schema document at the namespace URI is only
one of them. I think there's enough flexibility in the spec. to
accommodate your needs.
Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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