Re: Registration of media type application/calendar+xml

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Fri, 10 September 2010 16:04 UTC

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To: Ned Freed <ned.freed@mrochek.com>
Subject: Re: Registration of media type application/calendar+xml
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On 10.09.2010 16:48, Ned Freed wrote:
> ...
> Unfortunately, now that I've had a chance to look at
> draft-daboo-et-al-icalendar-in-xml-06.txt a little more, I find that it doesn't
> do this well. For example, instead of mapping a property like dtstamp to
> something like:
>
>      <property name="dtstart">
>        <date-time>20080205T191224Z</date-time>
>      </property>
>
> it maps it to:
>
>         <dtstamp><date-time>20080205T191224Z</date-time></dtstamp>
>
> This means that additional properties will necessitate a schema update. Not
> good, and I believe this needs to be fixed.
> ...

Not really. How is adding a new allowed value to an XML attribute any 
different from adding a new element name (assuming a schema language 
than can express both constraints?).

> ...

Best regards, Julian