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   Imprimaturs - W3C and ISO

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At 2004-11-01 15:11 -0500, Amelia A Lewis wrote:
>On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 14:46:10 -0500
>Liam Quin <liam@w3.org> wrote:
> > good detail, and in any case the writer may need to devote equal
> > coverage to RelaxNG and Schematron.  Wow, was that a sentence?
>Add: because they are defining documents and have no need for XML Schema's
>strong [mis]typing, because they are reluctant to move to RNG yet or at
>all (because it lacks W3C imprimatur, usually),

Isn't there value in the ISO imprimatur for ISO/IEC 19757-2 RELAX-NG and 
ISO/IEC 19757-3 Schematron?

Do vendors feel these standards are not worthy?

I ask because I have the impression that users follow the lead of tool 
vendors more often than learning the technologies well enough to roll their 
own ... so the "acceptance" of a technology is often related to how many 
vendors support it.

So what is holding vendors back from ISO-developed standards?

I won't accept "overlap" as an answer because W3C Schema describes 
type-based constraints, RELAX-NG describes pattern-based constraints, and 
Schematron describes assertion-based constraints.

Horses for courses.

........................ Ken

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