Re: Why the Infoset?
At 04:05 PM 8/3/00 -0400, John Cowan wrote: >> "Any app can add its >> own items and properties" is great - but it's not a standard. We can do >> the same thing and talk about it completely differently. > >XSchema, for example, does so, and standardizes the "Infoset additions" >it makes. Conformance requires documentation. Conformance requires more than _just_ documentation. If documentation is all that's required, why have an Infoset? Either define abstractions for XML or don't - presenting a subset and claiming that no more is needed because anyone can 'fix in documentation' doesn't make sense. Simon St.Laurent XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed. http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books
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