[Ex-plain] ElementSets == Schemas

Robert Sanderson azaroth at liverpool.ac.uk
Thu Apr 11 15:29:30 CEST 2002


> > One thing that came out of the ZIG was that elementsets should be
> > used to convey which schema/dtd was wanted, using the same
> > elementset name = http://explain.z3950.org/schemas/v1.6/F/

> But Ray/Rob, please confirm: the idea here is that this kind of
> element-set name should be usable _as well as_ the more usual "f" and
> "b" rather than instead ... right?  Otherwise we're treating XML
> completely separately from other record syntaxes, which is absolutely
> not the way to go.

Right.  There was some talk about how the F/B distinction is meaningless 
in practice, but no one suggested throwing them out.

So elementset F and elementset http://explain.z3950.org/schemas/F/ are 
synonyms.

Rob

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