XHTML & Schemas

David Megginson david at megginson.com
Thu Sep 2 21:10:03 BST 1999

Paul Prescod writes:
 > David Megginson wrote:
 > > 
 > >  > The quoted section 4.1 of the XSchema draft seems to directly
 > >  > contradict his view of what's right, so XML did not "get it
 > >  > right". Am I missing something again?
 > > 
 > > Yes -- XML-Schema is not XML.  XML-Schema is (currently) getting it
 > > wrong, but they're in the early drafts, so I still hope for their
 > > redemption.
 > I don't know what you are talking about. A schema rule is inherently
 > triggered based on hooks within the document. What could be a more
 > natural hook than the universal name for an element type?

Perhaps I misremembered the original excerpt -- I thought that it had
to do with the Namespace URI pointing to the schema.  I agree that
schemas should define rules for qualified names.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at megginson.com

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