XSD: Proposed Goals, Rev. 1

Dan Brickley Daniel.Brickley at bristol.ac.uk
Wed May 27 13:40:03 BST 1998

On Wed, 27 May 1998, Paul Prescod wrote:

> Alain DESEINE wrote:
> > I propose that XSD shall implement a simple METADATA mechanism. This can
> > be very usefull for implementors who need to store some informations
> > about Elements and/or attribute that are not especially interesting for
> > other implementors. 
> I think that this is what requirement 9 is about:
> > 9. XSD shall include mechanisms for extending the information included in
> > SDDs.

The W3C Note of  10 Feb 1998 http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-webarch-extlang
("Web Architecture: Extensible Languages") might be a useful source of
ideas here. The note suggests a much more ambitious project than XSD, but
is I think worth reading as context.


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