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Subject: RE: [ubl-lcsc] Re: [ubl-ndrsc] xsd:documentation vs xsd:appinfo
Chee-Kai wrote > ==================== > We have a stated rule to follow W3C guideline, and it > is to use <appinfo>. Any concerns with use of <appinfo> > should be done with XML Schema Working Group, not with > UBL TC. Members who strongly feel that <appinfo> causes > security concerns should join XML Schema Working Group, > get it thrashed out and with opposing points debated, > then get a new version of XML Schema addressing those > issues at schema level. > > Once that is done (if it happens at all), applications > claiming conformance to that new XML Schema spec would > automatically be safe, and businesses would feel better > about using those applications. > We are under no obligation to use a particular feature of XSD, only to use XSD. We have made many decisions regarding the appropriateness of using certain features - that is what NDR is all about. Chee-Kai wrote - > Conclusion > ========== > My conclusion is that that conclusion made by NDR not > so very long ago is not an appropriate way to address those > valid concerns. Users and businesses do not choose to > adopt UBL just because UBL has "safely" stored data in > <documentation>, but because UBL does the right thing. Exactly. And we, as NDR determined that the right thing was to avoid the use of AppInfo to ensure broadest market appeal. I have a business case that says that we will loose part of our audience if we include normative AppInfo in our schema.