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   Re: [xml-dev] most contested area of xml schema interoperability?

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>>>>> "Jonathan" == Jonathan Robie <jonathan.robie@datadirect-technologies.com> writes:

    Jonathan> 3. The type hierarchies are not simple - the
    Jonathan> distinct hierarchies for complex and simple types and
    Jonathan> the distinction between elements and complex types
    Jonathan> result in a more cluttered type system than that found
    Jonathan> in most OO or relational systems. This is not the kind
    Jonathan> of type lattice that a good datahead would normally
    Jonathan> design.  

But it is the type part that is adopted by most other XML based
languages like Relax NG and XForms. Can't be too bad :-)

    Jonathan> Despite these flaws, it is the only schema language
    Jonathan> besides DTDs that has been widely adopted in commercial
    Jonathan> tools. I think many people use tools to generate their
    Jonathan> schemas, which makes it easier to author them and makes
    Jonathan> the XML notation somewhat less of an issue. 

Or just use Relax NG and spew forth XML schema with trang.


Berend. (-:


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