OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: [xml-dev] Co-operating with Architectural Forms

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

Joe English wrote:
> Architectural schemas are usually much simpler than source
> document schemas, and source schemas often reference multiple
> architectures.  If Format A conforms to Architectures M, N, and O,
> and Process P is based on Architecture N, then to get Process P
> to work with Format B, it suffices to map Format B to Architecture N.
> This should be easier than converting Format B to Format A (which
> might not even be possible).

This is a very nice explanation. Thanks.

How rich are the transformations that AFs can perform? Can they do
anything more than renaming? For example, can they do reordering,
concatenating, adding/eliminating intermediate structure, etc.?

-- Ron


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS