No, they are not optional elements.
Our Response Schema (call it RS1) will be the base schema. Janifer's thin
client schema (call it RS2) will be a new schema will all the elements from
RS1 plus some new ones. Those new elements do not become optional elements
in RS1. The new elements are probably not even optional in RS2.
The client needs to be able to specify if they want Response schema RS1 or
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ray Denenberg [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2001 3:07 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: response schema/view
> "LeVan,Ralph" wrote:
> > > The Search/Retrieval request may specify the format of
> the response
> > > - the Response Schema. ZNG will define one standard
> response schema,
> > > hooks for others, and possibly and alternative schema to
> enable thin
> > > clients that couple the response schema with an
> appropriate style sheet.
> > The agreement at the meeting was that any new Response
> Schemas would extend
> > the base schema.
> So it's all one schema with some optional elements. Then it
> doesn't seen quite
> right to have "response schema" as one of the request parameters.
> Should it be something like "response view"?