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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dare Obasanjo [mailto:email@example.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]