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Title: RE: [xml-dev] W3C XML Schema Test Collection
Concur. Once I worked with XML Spy and
Topologi, did the clean up based on the
original sources, created the validation types based on facets, particularly
regexes, the use of another layer consisting of
Schematron assertions was
obvious. At this point, many programmers would
probably go to the
business rules in their own code, but somehow it makes
sense to me to
as much of this as possible it the schema given its inherent transportability,
of application, and ease of integration when the purpose is to
very large data descriptions and data sets as modularly as possible.
transactions and loose coupling don't come for free or cohere
without opening up more of these rules as part of the
initial set of shared
great hopes for the ISO project that Rick et al are working on. Until then,
don't have much choice but to push forward with XML Schema.
is one area where Schematron shines. The schema author can define the
diagnostic messages to present to the user. Schematron seems to be the only
schema language that is actually designed to be useful to document authors.