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Re: [xml-dev] XML Schema Checklist

Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com> wrote on 21/10/2012 12:53:36 PM:

> Michael Glavassevich wrote:

> >
> > As far as I can see the list of version-specific URI listed in that
> > section are "Schema Language Identifiers" _not_ Namespace URI. I don't
> > think they are used (or usable) at all with Schema processors directly
> > they are just suggested labels that _other_ systems (such as a
> > configuration file to tell some GUI which schema processor to use) might
> > want to use to refer to versions of the schema specification.
> They are being used in APIs (see Xerces for example [1]) for
> selection and identification of schema processors which support
> specific versions of the XML Schema language.
> [1]
> 1_Design_Thoughts#Changes_to_support_XML_Schema_1.1_in_JAXP

> It's a shame this change to the semantics of the JAXP API hasn't
> been discussed and agreed on any JAXP mailing list that I'm aware
> of. If it had, then there might be more than one processor that
> supported it by now.

It's been a very long time since there was any activity on the JAXP JSR. As far as I know there is no (functional) JAXP EG anymore to discuss and agree on such matters.

> Michael Kay
> Saxonica

Michael Glavassevich
XML Technologies and WAS Development
IBM Toronto Lab
E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com

E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org

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