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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Lowery [mailto:Jeff.Lowery@creo.com] 
> Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 10:19 AM
> To: Dare Obasanjo; Tyler Close; Simon St.Laurent
> Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] syntax, model
> > This is totally different from what a schema does. This is also the 
> > difference between the relational model and a relational schema.
> So if you took the verbiage of the Data Model, distilled it 
> into formal symbolic description in a suitably expressive 
> language, and then used that for validating purported 
> Xpath/Xquery data models, whould that be a called a schema?

In theory, Yes. In practice, it hasn't happened in the 6 years that XML
has existed and I know of no one who is working on such a beast. 

To err is human, to forgive is against department policy.

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