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Re: [rest-practices] Namespace qualifying respresentation types



On Mon, May 03, 2010 at 02:51:09PM -0700, David Lutterkort wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-04-30 at 16:06 +0100, Eoghan Glynn wrote:
> > On Fri, 2010-04-30 at 16:19 +0200, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > > On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 11:55:07AM +0100, Eoghan Glynn wrote:
> > > > Folks,
> > > > 
> > > > I wanted to get the group's feeling for the use of namespaces in
> > > > representation types.
> > > > 
> > > > The context for the question initially comes from a discussion about how
> > > > action/operations were to be modelled in RHEVM-API, particularly how to
> > > > capture the action-specific parameter types in the schema. In XML schema
> > > > terms, my first cut was to use an xs:any within the action element, but to
> > > > restrict the contained type to the local namespace. Which of course requires
> > > > that a target namespace is defined in the first place.
> > > 
> > >   Why XML Schemas ? Why not Relax-NG instead.
> > 
> > 
> > Yeah, I'd love to learn RELAX NG properly.
> > 
> > However on the RHEVM-API project we've codegen'd the JAXB model from
> > schema, and unfortunately the JAXB compiler's support for RNG is marked
> > "(experimental,unsupported)" so I'd be a bit nervous about relying on
> > it.
> 
> Trang[1] will convert from rng (or rnc) to xsd. And it's written in
> java.

  When possible, the expressiveness of rng is far superior to xsd.
But I assume for most binding generation that should not be a problem.

Daniel

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