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On Oct 20, 2005, at 5:12 AM, Richard Davis wrote:
> The redesign of the PREMIS XML Schema (not the PREMIS DD) is necessary
> and pressing because it is currently a na´ve implementation that / 
> only/
> supports the validation of standalone PREMIS records. The better
> approach would be a separate library of PREMIS typedefs, that can be
> used, refined and extended not only in the core PREMIS.xsd, but  
> also by
> developers of repository-specific PREMIS systems, and other hybrid  
> APs.
> This approach will also reduce the risk of the sort of type-clash that
> invalidated the latest draft of 1.1.

No argument there at all.

Jerome McDonough, Asst. Professor
Graduate School of Library & Information Science
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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Champaign, IL 61820
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