Re: analysis of YANG vs. RELAX NG

"Rohan Mahy" <rohan.mahy@gmail.com> Thu, 29 November 2007 16:24 UTC

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Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 08:24:15 -0800
From: "Rohan Mahy" <rohan.mahy@gmail.com>
To: j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de
Subject: Re: analysis of YANG vs. RELAX NG
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Hi Juergen,

If you want to do strict validation of things like RPC methods on the
receiving implementation, the implementation can contain a list of all the
RPC methods it supports (an effective schema). If this level of validation
is not desired, we can ignore this concept.

thanks,
-rohan

On Nov 28, 2007 11:53 PM, Juergen Schoenwaelder <
j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 05:31:56PM -0800, Rohan Mahy wrote:
>
> > > You are suggesting to extend the definition of the NETCONF operations
> > > get, get-config, edit-config etc. for every possible data item they
> > > might carry?
> >
> > I am suggesting that an implementation "extend" the definition of each
> > netconf operation to include each top-level data item they actually
> > understand and use.  I hope you see the distinction.
>
> The phrase "implementation 'extend' the definition" sounds to me like
> there is some little tool taking a data model and turning it into
> something you can use for validation. But then it might also be the
> case that I do not really understand the distinction you are trying to
> make.
>
> /js
>
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