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On Thu, 2002-06-27 at 13:30, Jonathan Borden wrote:

> Recognizing and processing natural language is something that's been done
> for a couple of decades -- albeit imperfectly -- and as I am sure you are
> aware, the grammar(s) are complicted -- what is generally needed is some
> notion of the intended semantics of the sentences. In any case, this example
> isn't a good use case for XML schema languages and 'validity'.

No, but it is a good use case for extensibility in XML schema languages.

If you are happy with the result of the unix "file" command to determine
the type of a text and see if it's more likely a Java source code, a
snippet of Python or an English text, you may want to validate the
document using its result instead of the code.

I am actually considering implementing pyxie based transformations into
xvif to allow this kind of features:


See you in San Diego.
Eric van der Vlist       http://xmlfr.org            http://dyomedea.com
(W3C) XML Schema ISBN:0-596-00252-1 http://oreilly.com/catalog/xmlschema


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