OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help

dita message

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index] | [List Home]

Subject: Impact assessment for <foreign> and <unknown> elements

<foreign> and <unknown> elements



Note: The above mentioned document in "Description" needs to be updated to
reflect the
TC decision mentioned in the following TC minutes from 060411.

Architectural specification

- Add a topic explaining that the <foreign> and <unknown> element provides
an open extension for
existing standard vocabularies for non-textual content and an extension for
uses cases that have
yet to be identifies, respectively. The topic will also define the expected
and fall-through behavior for each element.

- Add a caution against using the <foreign> and <unknown> elements for
textual content.
The <data> elements should be used for incorporating textual content from
existing vocabularies
via specialization.

Language reference

Add reference topics describing the <unknown> and <foreign> elements

- Add links to the reference topics for the <unknown> and <foreign>
elements under "specialization elements" heading

- Add links to the reference topics for the <unknown> and <foreign>
elements in the alphabetical listing

Eric A. Sirois
Staff Software Developer
DB2 Universal Database - Information Development
DITA Migration and Tools Development
IBM Canada Ltd. - Toronto Software Lab
Email: esirois@ca.ibm.com
Phone:(905) 413-2841
Blue Pages (Internal)

"Transparency and accessibility requirements dictate that public
information and government
transactions avoid depending on technologies that imply or impose a
specific product or
platform on businesses or citizens" - EU on XML-based office document

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index] | [List Home]