schema association (was Re: [tei-council] date attributes: summary, problems, and some suggestions)
sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Fri Feb 16 07:45:06 EST 2007
Christian Wittern wrote:
>> b) I am moving hundreds of documents into eXist, and I pull out
>> small fragments all
>> the time. for each one, I laboriously find the header, find the
>> way to referring to the
>> schema, locate the schema, and look! I have 4 different schemas,
>> so how now
>> do I evaluate @value?
> This is a usecase where most of our assumptions about files and
> headers fall on their face, which is reaonable IMHO, since we define a
> format for *interchange*. In your document repository, you are bound
> to want to normalize these kinds of things into one standard form, so
> the processing required here is done on the import and then your done
> with it.
hmm. that looks like a barrier to me.
>> how? I'm an experienced XML processing person, and I just dread the
>> thought of considering it. Plus, I want my validation!
> looking at the value of substring-before(., '-') should give you what
> you need to decide. And I am sure Syd will come up with a regex that
> gives you a reasonable validation on the @value
but I want my editor to validate my dates...
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