Re: [xsl] Bug in Schema for XSLT 2.0?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Bug in Schema for XSLT 2.0?
From: Mukul Gandhi <mukul_gandhi@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 02:23:35 -0800 (PST)
I feel, if XSLT 2.0 spec provides an accurate XML
schema for the language, it is a very useful thing. It
can server as a grammer checker for the XSLT
language(for e.g to XSLT processor writers). It would
also be very useful for providing intellisense support
in XSLT editors. I have named 2 uses.. There may be


--- Peter Gerstbach <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Quoting Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > So why not have two schemas from the XSLT 2.0 WG:
> the current one with
> > all bells and whistles and a much simpler one that
> will be easily and
> > immediately dropable in most of today's not so
> clever schema-oriented
> > text editors?
> What is the intended purpose of the schema in
> current XSLT 2.0 Draft? Is it
> validation of stylesheets? Or is it providing a
> simple way to implement entry
> helpers for XML editors? Or feeding as an input for
> source generators 
> (XML Data
> Binding)?
> There are numerous products which are great although
> the Schema support is not
> complete. Complete support is good of course, but
> mostly not the main focus of
> development.
> In my opinion a much simpler schema would be great.
> But it would be 
> difficult to
> decide what to leave out. But the thing with
> complexContent inside a 
> SimpleType
> might be a good candidat. ;)
> Regards,
> Peter Gerstbach

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