RE: can you use inheritance (extension) in relax ng?
> -----Original Message----- > From: Dare Obasanjo [mailto:dareo@m...] > From: Robert Koberg [mailto:rob@k...] > Sent: Sat 10/25/2003 6:48 AM > To: Dare Obasanjo > Cc: xml-dev@l... > Subject: RE: can you use inheritance (extension) in relax ng? > > For now, I want to see why people here seem to believe that it (rnc) is > far > superior. > > I currently use XML Schema for an in browser XML editor (using IE's SOM & > DOM). We also can use it editing in MS Word 2003. > > [Dare Obasanjo] As a document validation language RNG is simpler, more > expressive and less verbose than W3C XML Schema. As a datayping language > W3C XML Schema is the only game in town unless you count defunct > technologies like Microsoft's XDR. Most of the folks on XML-DEV are > interested in document validation. Most of my users are interested in > datatyping. Do you see Microsoft ever providing a SOM for Relax NG? It would definitely reduce the bandwidth I currently take in sending XML Schemas down to the UA. Also, the fact that relax ng can be converted (Trang) to other schemas, whereas XML Schema cannot, is very nice. -Rob
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