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Re: XSchema: Goals, final version

  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <SimonStL@c...>
  • To: "Xml-Dev (E-mail)" <xml-dev@i...>
  • Date: Fri, 29 May 98 17:41:33 UT

goals document
Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
>Later on 'documents' is used to represent both XSchema documents and
>document instances. Would 'XSchemas' be a useful shorthand for 'XSchema

I think it would be.  For right now, I was just trying to achieve some 
separation between the spec (XSchema, formerly XSD) and the documents created 
using that spec (XSchema documents, formerly SDDs).  If XSchemas feel like 
comfortable usage, go with it.  I don't want to change the goals document at 
this point, but we can modify it in the final draft to accomodate actual 

>What I meant by 'authoring support' is that XSchemas should provide support
>for creating document instances (e.g. helping to constrain attribute
>values, content, etc.) This clause might look as if 'authoring support'
>applied to the XSchema rather than the instance.

You're right; the English language is less than precise, and I need to get 
better at precision.  I actually like the idea of providing authoring support 
of some kind, if only descriptive information, in the XSchema that defines 
XSchemas, but that isn't what we had in mind.  I think the double meaning will 
be all right for now.  We can keep this in mind throughout the spec-building, 

Simon St.Laurent
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