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Re: [xml-dev] Literate Programming ... Literate XML Schema?

Michael Sperberg-McQueen has written a number of schemas this way, see 
for example


(be prepared to wait 30 seconds for the W3 server to respond, access is 
deliberately throttled).

What you see is a client-side XSLT rendition of the schema; use view 
source to view the original.

Michael Kay

On 07/09/2012 15:44, Costello, Roger L. wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> As I understand in literate programming one writes prose with code sprinkled along the way.
> XML Schema is a high structured language, with well-establish semantics. Its precision is appealing as it provides a near-mathematical way to specify things. However it suffers from being incomprehensible to most Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).
> In comes Literate XML Schema - write prose with XML Schema code sprinkled along the way.
> Has anyone tried Literate XML Schema? Are there tools to support it?
> /Roger
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