RE: W3C's five new XQuery/Xpath2 working drafts - Sti ll mis
At 09:55 AM 1/3/2002 +0000, Sean McGrath wrote: >Its also getting buzz because you can fire it up in Emacs or Windows Notepad >grok it, change it and so on. You don't need any GUI tool. This is not to say >that GUI tools are not desirable for RelaxNG. The critical issue is that they >are "nice to haves" not "must haves". When we get into visual >tool "must haves" as we are in some ares of XML standards work we are >in dangerous waters because the visualizations are not part of the >standards - therefore >vendors create different visualizations. If the visualization *becomes* >the notation, no >amount of XML syntax for persistence will save you from the subltle, slow >squeeze >of embrace and extend. I agree. It also doesn't help that none of the visual tools support all of XML Schema. You need a GUI tool to write schemas, but the GUI tool does not support all of XML Schema. Jonathan
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