Re: No Standard way to reference XML Schema? Was Re: (Many) XML Schema
At 01:26 PM 12/30/99 +0000, Henry S. Thompson wrote: >A moment's thought about experience with XML's instance->DTD linkage >will perhaps suggest some benefits of this approach: as it stands, if >I wish to validate an XML instance which references no external DTD, I >have to edit it to incorporate a suitable DOCTYPE declaration. Even >if the document has a DOCTYPE, if the URL it references is unavailable >or out-of-date, I again must have recourse to a text editor to fix >this. We've tried to do better for XML Schema. Another experience >we've tried to learn from is the instance->stylesheet one, with >similar lessons we believe. As glad as I am to see the Schema folks wrestling with these issues, it seems like they belong someplace else - with the instance->stylesheet problem, perhaps. Has anything ever come of the 'plans for a Working Group on XML Packaging' mentioned in the XML Activity Statement (http://www.w3.org/XML/Activity.html), or is this just too dull for people/companies to get excited about? These issues are pretty much at the core of XML processing, and not just schema processing... Simon St.Laurent XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed. Building XML Applications Inside XML DTDs: Scientific and Technical Cookies / Sharing Bandwidth http://www.simonstl.com xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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