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   Re: [xml-dev] incompatible uses of XML Schema

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Gregor wrote:
>>People *are* confused by schema-using applications (other than validators)
> I would like to say something about the usage of XML Schema/validators
> nonetheless:
> I am currently facing the a problem with XML processors that are
> evaluated for their XML Schema validation capabilities in Industry
> Standards (CIDX, PIDX, RosettaNet for a start).
> The limitations of one of the processors are huge (no id-constraints,
> no wildcards, no mixed-attribute) so I have resorted to classifying
> the features of XML Schema and then applying the classification to the
> Industry Standard vocabularies.
> Since, for example, no industry standard is using wildcards all test
> cases that test for wildcards need not be run on the processors for
> the output is irrelevant in the scenario at hand.

I assume you mean none of the industry standards you are using uses 
wildcards. Other industry standards do use wildcards. For example, HL7 
makes liberal use of the xsd:any element.

-- Ron


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