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RE: Personal reply to Edd Dumbill's XML Hack Article wrt W3C XML Schema
- From: "Simon St.Laurent" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "David E. Cleary" <email@example.com>,XML Developers' List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 13:27:11 -0500
At 12:57 PM 3/12/01 -0500, David E. Cleary wrote:
> > I'd suggest taking a closer look at _how_ those specs have adopted XML
> > Schema Datatypes. RELAX, for example, supports only built-in data types,
> > and identifies them _without_ the use of namespace prefixes - "string"
> > instead of "xsd:string".
>The datatypes are identified in the PSVI by a URI. It doesn't matter what
>QName an implementation uses as long as they have the same semantics as a
>Schema datatype and the proper URI is generated for the PSVI.
Is that documented publicly? I've seen a schema for schemas, but don't see
it in there, at least in any clear way:
I'd also like to know what the QName->URI process is. We've gone around
that a few times on this list, and there are still some pretty wide-open
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