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>>> [log in to unmask] 08-08-2005 9:44 >>>
>> I do NOT want to call everything DC.
>> For clients accessing unknown servers there is currently no
>> way to tell
>> that a record schema as mentioned in explain is a DCAP based record
>> schema. If there is a scheme X containing DC plus an element Y,
>> applications will not be able to "realise" that 99% of the
>> metadata of X
>> can be used in their stylesheets.
>
>It doesn't need to as there is a means for a client to request just
the
>DC components of schema X without any additional Y elements - namely
to
>request a DC record.
>

I am anticipating situations in which applications will identify the
additional elements and let the user decide what to do with them. In
that case there need to be a way for the client to ask the server for a
richer record schema than just dc.

Theo