ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC34 N0361

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC34

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TITLE: Disposition of Comments on JTC1 SC34 N0355: ISO/IEC 19757-2 RELAX-NG
SOURCE: Project Editors
PROJECT: ISO/IEC 19757-2 Document Schema Definition Languages (DSDL) Part 2: Grammar-based validation RELAX NG
PROJECT EDITOR: James Clark
STATUS: Agreed disposition of the comments shown in JTC1 SC34 N0355: Summary of Voting on JTC 1/SC 34 N 320 Rev FCD Ballot to ISO/IEC 19757-2 Document Schema Definition Languages (DSDL) Part 2: Grammar-based validation RELAX NG
ACTION: The Editor is requested to create the final text for publication
DATE: 2002-12-12
DISTRIBUTION: SC34 and Liaisons
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Disposition of comments

- regarding common comments from the UK and US
  - the name of the part was reviewed and it was decided to change the
    name to:

       Regular-grammar-based validation - RELAX-NG

- regarding the Japan comments:
  - (1) - accepted
  - (2) - deferred to project editor
  - (3) - deferred to project editor
 
- regarding the UK comments:
  - General
    - regarding the name of Part 2
      - DSDL project resolved to request SC34 to recommend withdrawal of
        RELAX core TR22250-1 when 19757-2 RELAX-NG becomes an IS
  - Technical
    - Clause 3
      1) - terms are ordered primarily on the ease of definition and prior
           definitions
      2) - in 9.3.7 change "On the hand" to "On the other hand"
         - add to Clause 3
           - 3.36 weak matching
                  a kind of matching specified in detail in 9.3.7
           - 3.37 in-scope grammar
                  the nearest ancestor grammar element of a given element
           - content type
           - mixed sequence
           - union - standard mathematical term and will not be added
         - the definition of weakly match has satisfied the need to include
           a definition of match
    - Clause 3.1
      - the definition is from RFC2396
    - Clause 3.4
      - the definition is from RFC2396
    - Clause 3.10
      - change "an NCName" to "a local name"
    - Clause 3.14
      - change to "part of a schema that can be matched against a name"
    - Clause 3.22
      - the definition was explained as using accepted mathematical terminology
    - Clause 4.2.1
      - remove "thus" and move the phrase following to a note
    - Clause 4.2.2
      - the subscripted c is part of the ":c" symbol meaning "has content type"
    - Clause 4.2.3
      - the mathmatical set concept of union includes de-duplication
    - Clause 6
      1) - the domain name of the namespace string incorporates the 
           name of the part and does not need to be changed
      2) - changes to accommodate future needs will be addressed in
           amendments to the international standard
      3) - EBNF is described in 4.1
    - Clause 7.2
      - xml:lang is not part of the simple form and must be removed somewhere
    - Clause 7.5
      - change to "with a value of token"
    - Clause 7.8
      - awaiting word from the editor
    - Clauses 7.9 and 7.10
      - the existing wording accommodates the XML Namespaces rule that
        unprefixed attributes are not in the default namespace
    - Clause 7.13
      - accepted
    - Clause 7.19
      - withdrawn
    - Clause 8
      - withdrawn
    - Clause 9.1
      - accepted
    - Clause 9.2 and 9.3
      - both the paragraphs starting "This says ..." become notes
      - (1) and (2) - the symbolic expression of the semantics is unambiguous
      - (3) explained at end of 4.2.3
      - (4) they are not considered equal because lists are considered ordered
    - Clause 10.2.1
      - the clause defines path and its use
    - Clause 10.3
      - a note will be added acknowledging the example is not in simple form
    - Annex A
      - add note to Clause 8 stating that the simple syntax is only an
        artifact of the specification
    - Annex B
      - this annex is not intented to describe the language, but to understand
        how to work with the specification
      - a new title and candidate introductory text will be drafted
    - Bibliography
      - accepted