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   RE: [xml-dev] Data streams and schema use and identification

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> A WXS or RNG or Schematron schema, like an architectural meta-DTD, is
> *logically outside* the document, and validation against it 
> answers the
> question "Is this document consistent with this schema?"  
> This entails,
> of course, that there might be more than one schema with which the
> document is consistent.  That being so, there can be no 
> exclusive means
> of referring to *the* schema against which a document is to 
> be validated.

This seems, then, to be counter-argument for those who object to having
document authors impose 'their' datatypes on a consumer's process.  The
consumer can just choose a schema with their own datatypes, or none.


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