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   RE: [xml-dev] can you use inheritance (extension) in relax ng?

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dare Obasanjo [mailto:dareo@microsoft.com]
> From: Robert Koberg [mailto:rob@koberg.com]
> Sent: Sat 10/25/2003 6:48 AM
> To: Dare Obasanjo
> Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] can you use inheritance (extension) in relax ng?
> For now, I want to see why people here seem to believe that it (rnc) is
> far
> superior.
> I currently use XML Schema for an in browser XML editor (using IE's SOM &
> DOM). We also can use it editing in MS Word 2003.
> [Dare Obasanjo] As a document validation language RNG is simpler, more
> expressive and less verbose than W3C XML Schema. As a datayping language
> W3C XML Schema is the only game in town unless you count defunct
> technologies like Microsoft's XDR. Most of the folks on XML-DEV are
> interested in document validation. Most of my users are interested in
> datatyping.

Do you see Microsoft ever providing a SOM for Relax NG? 

It would definitely reduce the bandwidth I currently take in sending XML
Schemas down to the UA. Also, the fact that relax ng can be converted
(Trang) to other schemas, whereas XML Schema cannot, is very nice.



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