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Re: more grist

"Henry S. Thompson" wrote:
> Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com> writes:
> <snip/>
> > In other words, these specs should start by defining their requirements
> > and check if W3C XML Schema can meet them rather than deciding a priori
> > that they will use it.
> But that's exactly what they did -- see their respective requirements
> documents [1], [2].

I meant users requirements, defining the range of documents that need to
be covered, not "must support" requirements as shown by the quotes below
and are declarations to support whatever will be covered by W3C XML
Schema !


> ht
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlquery-req

The XML Query Data Model MUST represent both XML 1.0 character data and
the simple and complex types of the XML Schema specification.

> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/xp-reqs

The XML Protocol data representation must support using XML Schema
simple and complex types. 

[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20req

XML Schema: Structures and XML Schema: Datatypes enable users to define
and use both simple and structured types and associate them to elements
and attributes in a schema. XSLT 2.0 MUST provide support for the common
operations needed for matching and construction of transformed documents
based on a source document containing these typed elements and

> --
>   Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
>           W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
>      2 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LW, SCOTLAND -- (44) 131 650-4440
>             Fax: (44) 131 650-4587, e-mail: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk
>                      URL: http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/

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