Re: Why NETCONF needs a data modeling language

Chris Cross <xcross@us.ibm.com> Thu, 29 November 2007 16:49 UTC

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Rohan,
Some would argue that the XHTML2 document is a special case, as it has 
been a W3C political PITA ;-) Can you provide another example?

Chris

"Rohan Mahy" <rohan.mahy@gmail.com> wrote on 11/29/2007 11:12:16 AM:

> Hi Phil,
> 
> Organically as a practical matter, new work in W3C that uses XML is 
> definitely using Relax NG.  I don't think there is an official 
> policy statement or something like that.  A telling example is the 
> XHTML2.0 spec (work in progresss) at http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2/ . 
> It is supposed to have Normative schema in RNG (Sect B+C), XSD (Sect
> D+E), and DTD (Sect F+G).  Only Relax is filled in. I have spoken 
> with folks active in other W3 working groups and they report a 
> similar pattern. 
> 
> thanks,
> -rohan

> On Nov 29, 2007 5:14 AM, Phil Shafer <phil@juniper.net> wrote:
> "Rohan Mahy" writes:
> >The W3C no longer uses XSD because it is an absolutely awful PITA.

> Are you saying that w3c has stopped using xsd?  Can you
> point me to a reference for that? 
> 
> Thanks,
>  Phil