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7384Re: General question about XML Schemas

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  • mina_hurray
    May 1, 2007
      Thank you Sir for your input. I have another question related to
      xslfo, is there any way to check for a closing tag of an element in xsfo?

      --- In XSL-FO@yahoogroups.com, "Eliot Kimber" <ekimber@...> wrote:
      > mina_hurray wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi all:
      > >
      > > This is just a general question about XML schemas. I was trying to
      > > analyse the impact of changing an existing schema. My analysis says
      > > that any schema change will of course affect the style sheets,
      > > XQueries, input data and any java interfaces that may be linked to the
      > > XML input.
      > > Is there anything that I may have missed? I am looking at the experts
      > > to help me analyze this scenario, Any input will be highly
      > In addition to the documents themselves, any process that depends on
      > specific structure of the documents may be affected by a change to the
      > schema. That would include the things you've listed, as well as editor
      > customizations, browsers, and so forth.
      > And of course it is possible to change schemas in ways that don't
      > the structure of instances.
      > It's also important to remember that it's the content of the instances
      > that ultimately matter, not what the schema says. That is, if the
      > allows A or B or C but the instances never actually have C in them, the
      > fact that the schema allows it is irrelevant to processors, because
      > they'll never see a C.
      > Cheers,
      > Eliot
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