paul at msn.com
Thu Mar 30 13:32:33 PST 2006
"Tantek Ç elik" wrote...
> In practice, this never[*] happens. It's been tried *numerous* times.
> XML Schema, etc. In practice, key portions/features of really *useful*
> specific formats (like HTML) *always* fall outside of the meta-format, and
> *must* be specified in prose of a specification. This is specifically why
> designed XMDP to be to absolute minimum of what is necessary to
> define/recognize a vocabulary. I'm working on some extensions for
> (to transclude multiple XMDP profiles or portions thereof into a single
> profile), but other than that, I consider XMDP "done".
> In the spirit of "don't reinvent what you can re-use", anyone seriously
> desiring to work on a format-of-formats should *first* teach themselves
> and XML Schema *at a minimum*, before having the arrogance to think they
> do better.
Why aren't they just using DTD or SML Schema for this? That was the first
thing I thought of when Joe first posted.
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