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Subject: Re: <optional> vs. <zeroOrOne>

Kohsuke KAWAGUCHI wrote:

> 1. TREX uses <optional>, so it's natural to use the same keyword, and I
>    don't see any strong reason to change it.

This is not a good argument.  One could easily say that there are no strong 
reasons to change the mechanism (i.e. maxOccurs and minOccurs) of XML Schema.
Michael Fitzgerald wrote:

> I like the consistency of the second set more. To me, such consistency adds
> to the simplicity, ease-of-use, and intuitiveness of RELAX NG. For example,
> I think there would be less doubt in a new user's mind over the meaning of
> <zeroOrOne> compared to <optional>.

We had a vote.  Since I do not see any new information, I do not see 
strong reasons to to revisit the decision.  



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