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Subject: RE: [ubl-lcsc] Re: [ubl-ndrsc] xsd:documentation vs xsd:appinfo

On Wed, 27 Aug 2003, CRAWFORD, Mark wrote:

>>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.  

Many of those decisions were also reviewed, re-decided,
deprecated and expanded.  I'm not sure sometimes certain
decisions made are the most corret, but we go along anyway.
But some are just plain irky -- that's what the debate is all about.

Why <documentation> then?

>>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. 

I'm sure it has been appropriately assessed then that 
that single business case represents more than 80% of 
the world's estimated market for business....


Best Regards,
Chin Chee-Kai
Tel: +65-6820-2979
Fax: +65-6743-7875
Email: cheekai@SoftML.Net

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