Andrew E Switala wrote:
> Just to be pedantic :) these two points are at odds. The grammars
> expressible in XML Schema are a proper subset of the grammars
> expressible in Relax Core. However, if MODS used RNG to escape the
> limitations imposed by XML Schema, it would be available in only the one
> notation, unless there are other schema notations the equal of RNG.
Ahh, you caught me ;-)
Yes, right. However ...
> The second paragraph below is at fault. The major flaw in MODS and
> MADS, in my opinion, has nothing to do with the limitations of XML
> Schema. It's the reliance on meaningless (to the schema processor)
> 'type' and 'authority' attributes, which has been discussed before.
True, but from the previous discussion, we could see how design
decisions were guided in part by what could be done in XSD, and what