Quite Standards Questions

Ronald Bourret rbourret at ito.tu-darmstadt.de
Thu Feb 11 12:30:37 GMT 1999

Richard Anderson wrote:

> In terms of standards, am I right or wrong in thinking that DCD replaced
> XML_Data ?

I said as much in my comparison of the various XML schema languages (see 
 This was based on the statement in the DCD abstract that "The DCD proposal 
incorporates a subset of the XML-Data Submission...", the fact that DCD and 
XML-Data are both from Microsoft (as well as others), and David Megginson's 
statement to that effect 

> Also, is DCD being replaced by something else ? I remember reading or
> hearing something but I cant remember what.

Eventually, all of the XML schema languages will (hopefully) be replaced by 
the schema language currently being developed by the W3C.

-- Ron Bourret

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