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Subject: [emergency-msg] another thought Re: CAP schema

Hi again Jacob, Everyone,

I think we should add this to the CommentsList and discuss it next 
Tuesday before we decide on our recommendation.


At 11:42 AM -0800 11/4/08, Rex Brooks wrote:
>Hi Jacob,
>I'm copying the TC and SC list with this reply. I think we actually 
>discussed this, but it has been such a long time ago, that I don't 
>recall offhand any reason why. I know I've gotten into heavy and 
>heated discussions with other working groups and TCs over the 
><xs:any> tag, and I've been involved in efforts that have used and 
>efforts that haven't.
>I believe it opens the door to good and bad practices, but I still 
>haven't managed to work up strong feelings or opinions about it. I 
>can say that in the places where I've seen it used, it hasn't 
>brought about any disasters that I've heard about.
>>	I'm just working on the CAP comments summary right now and 
>>something just occured to me.  The CAP schema doesn't allow for 
>>extensions.  I searched through the mailing list archives and 
>>couldn't find anything about why this is?  It seems to me that this 
>>is a simple change in 1.2 that would be backwards/forwards 
>>compatible while enabling many of the contentious 1.2/2.0 changes 
>>like GeoOasis and GeoResources, and profiles.  Was some kind of 
>>danger or problem identified with doing this?
>>So the schema would have <xs:any##other minOccurs="0"/>  in the 
>>info/area/resource blocks.
>Rex Brooks
>President, CEO
>Starbourne Communications Design
>GeoAddress: 1361-A Addison
>Berkeley, CA 94702
>Tel: 510-898-0670
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Rex Brooks
President, CEO
Starbourne Communications Design
GeoAddress: 1361-A Addison
Berkeley, CA 94702
Tel: 510-898-0670

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