RE: Infosets a Horror Story? ( was Re: Article: "The
If your only objection is support for XSD then ignore that isn't much of a complaint since the data model works for untyped XML just as well. It simply has the option of also integrating type information obtained from the PSVI as well. -- PITHY WORDS OF WISDOM When in doubt, ignore it. This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Mike Champion [mailto:mc@x...] > Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2002 11:46 AM > To: xml-dev; Dare Obasanjo > > 10/31/2002 10:40:12 AM, "Dare Obasanjo" <dareo@m...> wrote: > > > Someone already did what you're asking for. It's called the XPath > > 2.0/XQuery data model. > > > > > "The data model is based on the [XML Information Set] > (henceforth "Infoset"), but > it requires the following new features to meet the [XPath > Requirements Version > 2.0] and [XML Query Requirements]: > > Support for XML Schema types. The XML Schema recommendations > define features, such > as structures ([XMLSchema Part 1]) and simple data types > ([XMLSchema Part 2]), > that extend the XML Information Set with precise type information. > > Representation of collections of documents and of complex > values. ([XML Query > Requirements])" > > That's not what *I* asked for! And I can't imagine very many > people who would ask > for the distinctions among integer, nonPositiveInteger, > negativeInteger, long, > int, short, byte, nonNegativeInteger, unsignedLong, > unsignedInt, unsignedShort, > unsignedByte, and positiveInteger to be baked into the core of XML. > > On the other hand, I need a Halloween costume, maybe I could go as a > gHorribleKludge :-) > > > >
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