Re: Validate **against** a schema OR validate **with** a schem
On Jan 22, 2009, at 6:53 PM, Len wrote: > Augmentation (defaulting from the DTD) tightly binds DTDs to > instances. I think there is healthy consensus tight binding of DTDs > to instances is a bad idea. Yep. How many times have you heard, "Dang! XSL is sooooo slow. What? You mean the XML parser is going out to the internet to find a DTD in the XML instance??" -Rob > > len > > -----Original Message----- > From: dorchard100@g... [mailto:dorchard100@g...] On Behalf > Of David Orchard > Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 2:54 PM > To: Andrew Welch > Cc: G. Ken Holman; xml-dev@l... > Subject: Re: Validate **against** a schema OR validate > **with** a schema? > > Defaulting values came from SGML days and DTDs.. So it's been > around for a while. Many folks have wanted the validation and > augmentation steps separate though no real progress on that. > > Dave > On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 12:51 PM, Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@g... > > wrote: > >> 2. I validated the XML instance document with the schema. > > > > ... when I'm using validation to augment my XML.... > > imho, "validation" and "augment" should be kept separate... If you > need the augmentation call the step just that, not validation. > > I don't know the history of it, but I would guess defaulted values > were a late addition to the validation process, rather than something > included from the beginning?? > > _______________________________________________________________________ > > XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS > to support XML implementation and development. To minimize > spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. > > [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ > Or unsubscribe: xml-dev-unsubscribe@l... > subscribe: xml-dev-subscribe@l... > List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php >
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