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Norman Walsh wrote:
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> / Paul Prescod was heard to say:
> | Is there a conformance level of either XQuery or XPath that allows one
> | to avoid the implementation of XML Schema datatypes altogether?
> I think that's still the subject of discussion within the WGs.
> There would clearly be some "ease-of-implementation" value in
> providing such a level. (And it would probably satisfy the folks who
> want XSLT 2.0 with XPath 1.0.)
> But would it be different, in practice, from using a datatype-capable
> processor to process well-formed XML with no schema using a stylesheet
> that didn't use any type constructs?
Perhaps it would only be different in practice if the requirement to
implement schema handling discouraged implementation of XPath and XSLT.