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Re: Need a language whiz: An XML Schema "specifies" howdata is

  • From: Thomas Passin <list1@tompassin.net>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 07:43:54 -0500

Re:  Need a language whiz: An XML Schema "specifies" howdata is
Or, to put it in language similar to Roger's 8 statements,

0. A schema describes how data is to be structured, and may be used to constrain that structure.


On 11/13/2017 9:26 PM, Rick Jelliffe wrote:
An XML Schema describes certain document structures and data typing. The
parties specify when, how and how much of it should be used.

A schema has no agency or will or knowledge of outcomes or intent. It
reveals/reflects the relative power and attitudes of the various


On 14 Nov 2017 00:14, "Costello, Roger L." <costello@mitre.org
<mailto:costello@mitre.org>> wrote:

    Hi Folks,____

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    Which of the following is most accurate and why?____

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     1. An XML Schema specifies how data is to be structured.____
     2. An XML Schema describes how data is to be structured.____
     3. An XML Schema states how data is to be structured.____
     4. An XML Schema constrains the structure of data.____
     5. An XML Schema structures data.____
     6. An XML Schema describes data.____
     7. An XML Schema constrains data.____
     8. Other (what?)____

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