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Subject: Re: [clr-dev] Context attributes

Are there new releases of the xsl transforms to compose the schematron 
constraints from a cva file? It looks as if the ones I was able to 
download for UBL and CIQ are using the attributes 'context' and 'item' 
rather than 'address'...


On 10/10/2010 7:58 AM, G. Ken Holman wrote:
> Well spotted, Eric ... but thankfully nothing official is amiss or
> undocumented.
> The vocabulary looked different in 2007 before it was finalized. What
> you see today is based on feedback from after the time CIQ used a
> preliminary draft release. Some of the feedback from that time was very
> useful in adjusting the vocabulary to meet needs better.
> For example, back then the issue of instance-level metadata was
> addressed by the implementation, not the specification. That proved too
> onerous at implementation time, and subject to too much interpretation.
> To address that, the declaration of agreed-upon instance-level metadata
> was added to the specification. Some said this made it more complex, but
> at least now it is unambiguous and not subject to interpretation.
> Other feedback was that combining the "context" and "xpath" address into
> a complete address was too much. This came out of the lectures and
> classes I was delivering (in particular the ones in Prague CZ and Sydney
> AU). If I recall correctly, the feedback was "can't this just be simply
> concatenated", which wasn't true when based on the implementation
> requirements but once instance-level metadata was added it could be true.
> Anyway ... there were a number of drafts over the first few years before
> the vocabulary became standardized and frozen. CIQ's feedback (with many
> thanks to Ram Kumar) helped to shape the end result.
> What you see here is the latest and greatest:
> http://docs.oasis-open.org/codelist/cs01-ContextValueAssociation-1.0/
> Keep those questions coming!
> . . . . . . . . . . . . Ken

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