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Subject: Re: [ubl-lcsc] [code] ISO considering charging for commercial use of code lists

At 2003-09-24 13:11 +0800, Tim McGrath wrote:
>my understanding is that this stylesheet/tool would take any 'canonical 
>list of names' (whoever provides them) and create the necessary XSD.

At present the stylesheet will only read enumerations from another XSD and 
place them appropriately into a UBL XSD modeled from a given code list's 
placebo definition file.

I will adjust the stylesheet to accept an arbitrary XML document from which 
enumerated values can be obtained from like-named members.  I can pull some 
tricks with passed parameters to make it fairly generic.  In fact, it 
should be generic enough to work with an adjunct file.

>i am unclear what you mean by 'adjunct data fields'

As am I.

>jon.bosak@sun.com wrote:
>>Why don't we just provide canonical lists of names?

I'm thinking this need not be canonical but can be any arbitrary XML 
vocabulary with a single set of unambiguously addressed elements.

>>This would also eliminate one of the adjunct data fields, yes?

If you mean "can we dispose of the enumeration field from the adjunct 
file", I think not since we still need to key off the enumerations to find 
the associated information.  But then I'm really not sure I understand your 

............... Ken

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