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   RE: [xml-dev] Status of ISO Schematron

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Many congratulations, and thanks to yourself and Ken especially for keeping 
this effort going in difficult circumstances.

On a practical note, is there any chance of a reference XSLT implementation 
on the near horizon ?

In my organisation we we use a slightly modified 1-5 (where we have added 
rudimentary implementations of some proposed ISO features - such a Let), and 
I would really love to move this on to an ISO compliant base. I did discuss 
this with Ken a while back and the basic premise seemed to be that whereas a 
reference implementation is not ruled out, it is certainly not required for 
ratification. There was only cautious optimisim that one might appear. From 
a user perspective I was positing that having an implementation 'on the 
table' is a strong motivator for encouraging adoption of a preferred 
platform. Without it, I suggest that many organisations just won't have the 
ability to move off an exisiting implementation which, whilst on the one 
hand may work successfully, will often present operational support and 
maintenance issues because of the amount of bespoke customisation required 
to access more advanced features.

Anyway. Thanks a lot for sticking with it.



>From: "Rick Jelliffe" <rjelliffe@allette.com.au>
>To: "XML Developers List" <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
>Subject: [xml-dev] Status of ISO Schematron
>Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 15:17:58 +1100 (EST)
>A happy day for me :-)  Schematron is now slated to finally become an ISO
>Standard in March.
>The text for the Final Draft Internation Standard for Schematron has now
>been approved by multi-national voting. It is copyright ISO, but it is
>basically identical to the draft at www.schematron.com
>The standard is 30 pages. 21 are normative, including schema listings and
>a characterization of Schematron semantics in predicate logic. Appendixes
>show how to use other query language bindings (than XSLT1), how to use
>Schematron as a vocabulary, how to express multi-lingual dignostics, and a
>simple description of the design requirements for ISO Schematron.
>Special, and terribly heartfelt, thanks to Ken Holman (Canada) and Martin
>Bryan (UK) for pressing on despite my incapacitation.
>Rick Jelliffe
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