Re: Extract A Subset of a W3C XML Schema?
Patrick.Garvey@t... wrote: > > <quote> > why bother encoding the tag name. why not just do > > ... > > <UDEF_9_5_8>123-456-789</UDEF_9_5_8> > > either you have got it right or you have not. > > despite the truism, that the generic identifer is just a special attribute, > what is the advantage to making the universal depend on the ideosyncratic? > </quote> > > While that is compelling, it's probably not acceptable given that > you may have multiple consumers of your data who may or may not be machines. but how many of those non-machines will not have their access mediated by one? > I believe one of the goals of things like UBL is to preserve some human > readability in the document, so that "rip and read" shops aren't completely > left out in the cold. > i thought that's what style sheets were for. i dunno. if UDEF_9_5_8 is right, i'd rather come back in twenty years to a mountain of data which i _knew_ had that in it. if it's not, then why the fuss - where's the grounds for authority? ...
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