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   RE: [xml-dev] New tool for handling XML in Java

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  • To: "Samir Kothari" <skothari@bea.com>,<xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Subject: RE: [xml-dev] New tool for handling XML in Java
  • From: "Dare Obasanjo" <dareo@microsoft.com>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 15:08:33 -0800
  • Thread-index: AcLS6l/rKCYGwnZcQpOQWrZ6odAp6AAAI6CQ
  • Thread-topic: [xml-dev] New tool for handling XML in Java

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Samir Kothari [mailto:skothari@bea.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 2:52 PM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Here's a little info on how it works: in cases where a schema 
> definition is available, XMLBeans provides a set of Java 
> classes to offer strongly-typed Java access to underlying XML 
> data.  Importantly, XMLBeans will support 100% of schema.  

Are you saying that XMLBeans can represent all the datatypes, structures
and constraints of W3C XML Schema in Java? This seems to conflict with
the FAQ where it states 

u. What portions of XML Schema are not supported in the beta release?
The current release of the XMLBeans service does not support:

* Includes, although imports are supported 
* Redefine 
* Substitution groups 
* Key / keyRef / unique constraints 

which seems to be a similar list to the section  of W3C XML Schema not
supported by XML Serialization in the .NET Framework[0] 


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