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Re: what do "compositor" and "particle" mean?

  • From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
  • To: Thufir <hawat.thufir@gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 01:33:54 -0500

Re:  what do "compositor" and "particle" mean?
On Tue, 2010-12-07 at 21:52 -0800, Thufir wrote:
> What's the derivation of these words in relation to schema?

"particles" come from XML itself - http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/

  The grammar is built on content particles (cps), which consist of
names, choice lists of content particles, or sequence lists of content

"compositor" is Schema's term for the operators that let you compose
(put together) particles into sequences, choices, or "alls" :)


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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