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Re: Who can implement W3C XML Schema ?


Re:  Who can implement W3C XML Schema ?
At 02:39 PM 3/20/2002 -0500, John Cowan wrote:
>Michael Kay scripsit:
>
> > Yes. I think Schema has definitely fallen into the trap of being too 
> formal.
>
>Formal != obscure.  The RELAX NG specification is quite formal, but not
>at all obscure; indeed, one can for the most part skip the formal parts
>and still make sense of it.

Yes, the problem with XML Schema is that is pseudo-formal. It has the 
precision of prose and the easy readability of mathematical notation. The 
Schema Formal Description tries to make this completely formal, but this 
work has never been completed.

Jonathan


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