[sc34wg3] TMCL issue: regex?

Patrick Durusau patrick at durusau.net
Sat Nov 7 15:25:52 EST 2009


Lars Marius Garshol wrote:
> * Patrick Durusau
>> True but irrelevant. We aren't working on XML Schema. We are supposed 
>> to be defining TMCL. So far you have told me what strings must match 
>> and use XML Schema-2 to define that requirement. You have not said 
>> how I specify those strings, other than by implication.
> I think I got it now. What you're saying is that we have defined 
> matching of regular expressions explicitly, but that we haven't said 
> anything explicitly about what regular expression syntax to use.
> In other words, there's no text anywhere that goes
>   Occurrences of type tmcl:regexp must contain regular expressions
>   conforming to XML Schema part 2 appendix F.
> Right?
> If so, this is definitely true. In fact, we don't really explicitly 
> define the structure of TMCL schemas anywhere, except through the 
> meta-schema in annex B. And annex B does not say this anywhere.
> If I've now (finally :) got it, let me know, and I'll create the issue.
Yes! Sorry my explanations were so opaque.

Hope you are having a great day!

> --Lars M.
> http://www.garshol.priv.no/tmphoto/
> http://www.garshol.priv.no/blog/
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Patrick Durusau
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Convener, JTC 1/SC 34/WG 3 (Topic Maps)
Editor, OpenDocument Format TC (OASIS), Project Editor ISO/IEC 26300
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