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   RE: [xml-dev] A Data Model for Strongly Typed XML

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dare Obasanjo [mailto:dareo@microsoft.com]
> This is covered in the article and I quote 
> "The ability to identify the datatype of nodes via the 
> namespace URI and a local name (i.e. an expanded name) 
> provides a loosely coupled mechanism for supporting W3C XML 
> Schema datatypes and potentially any other type system where 
> individual types can be identified by an expanded name"

I think there's a lot to be read into "potentially". 

> Putting these two together then the only couplings to the W3C 
> XML Schema recommendation is that the current definition for 
> atomic value specifies that it must be a W3C XML Schema type. 
> Ignoring this one shortsighted rule, 

Well, I wasn't ignoring this shortsighted rule.  Am I free to do so? That's
not apparent from the WD.

> XQuery data model as a strongly typed XML data model that 
> reflects any type system with named types be it SQL, Java, 
> C#, XDR, or XSD. 
Yes, *potentially*.  The part I quoted sounded de facto.  I'm glad you think
a good Bohemian push is in order. I wasn't able to deduce those intentions
from the article, but it was informative nonetheless.

> [snip the explanation of how to store type-related info better]

Good idea.


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