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Re: [xml-dev] Is Schematron (using XPath 2.0) functionally a superset of XML Schemas?

I do not believe that Schematron bound to XPath 2.0 will have the
functionality of being deterministic. :)

Not sure if I really care that much. I think being declarative is the
main requirement.

Bryan Rasmussen

On Nov 9, 2007 2:26 PM, Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Is Schematron (using XPath 2.0) functionally a superset of XML Schemas?
> Using XPath 2.0, Schematron can now perform all of the grammar-type
> checks that XML Schemas does, e.g. check that the correct tags are
> being used, the tags are arranged properly, and the datatypes of each
> element and attribute are correct.
> Plus Schematron can perform co-constraint checks, cardinality checks,
> and algorithmic checks that XML Schemas cannot do.
> Are there things that XML Schemas can do that Schematron (using Xpath
> 2.0) cannot do?
> /Roger
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