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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Schema Uses and Development

    1. What Schemas Do for XML

    2. W3C XML Schema

  2. Chapter 2 Our First Schema

    1. The Instance Document

    2. Our First Schema

    3. First Findings

  3. Chapter 3 Giving Some Depth to Our First Schema

    1. Working From the Structure of the Instance Document

    2. New Lessons

  4. Chapter 4 Using Predefined Simple Datatypes

    1. Lexical and Value Spaces

    2. Whitespace Processing

    3. String Datatypes

    4. Numeric Datatypes

    5. Date and Time Datatypes

    6. List Types

    7. What About anySimpleType?

    8. Back to Our Library

  5. Chapter 5 Creating Simple Datatypes

    1. Derivation By Restriction

    2. Derivation By List

    3. Derivation By Union

    4. Some Oddities of Simple Types

    5. Back to Our Library

  6. Chapter 6 Using Regular Expressions to Specify Simple Datatypes

    1. The Swiss Army Knife

    2. The Simplest Possible Patterns

    3. Quantifying

    4. More Atoms

    5. Common Patterns

    6. Back to Our Library

  7. Chapter 7 Creating Complex Datatypes

    1. Simple Versus Complex Types

    2. Examining the Landscape

    3. Simple Content Models

    4. Complex Content Models

    5. Mixed Content Models

    6. Empty Content Models

    7. Back to Our Library

    8. Derivation or Groups

  8. Chapter 8 Creating Building Blocks

    1. Schema Inclusion

    2. Schema Inclusion with Redefinition

    3. Other Alternatives

    4. Simplifying the Library

  9. Chapter 9 Defining Uniqueness, Keys, and Key References

    1. xs:ID and xs:IDREF

    2. XPath-Based Identity Checks

    3. ID/IDREF Versus xs:key/xs:keyref

    4. Using xs:key and xs:unique As Co-occurrence Constraints

  10. Chapter 10 Controlling Namespaces

    1. Namespaces Present Two Challenges to Schema Languages

    2. Namespace Declarations

    3. To Qualify Or Not to Qualify?

    4. Disruptive Attributes

    5. Namespaces and XPath Expressions

    6. Referencing Other Namespaces

    7. Schemas for XML, XML Base and XLink

    8. Namespace Behavior of Imported Components

    9. Importing Schemas with No Namespaces

    10. Chameleon Design

    11. Allowing Any Elements or Attributes from a Particular Namespace

  11. Chapter 11 Referencing Schemas and Schema Datatypes in XML Documents

    1. Associating Schemas with Instance Documents

    2. Defining Element Types

    3. Defining Nil (Null) Values

    4. Beware the Intrusive Nature of These Features...

  12. Chapter 12 Creating More Building Blocks Using Object-Oriented Features

    1. Substitution Groups

    2. Controlling Derivations

  13. Chapter 13 Creating Extensible Schemas

    1. Extensible Schemas

    2. The Need for Open Schemas

  14. Chapter 14 Documenting Schemas

    1. Style Matters

    2. The W3C XML Schema Annotation Element

    3. Foreign Attributes

    4. XML 1.0 Comments

    5. Which One and What For?

  15. Chapter 15 Elements Reference Guide

  16. Chapter 16 Datatype Reference Guide

  1. Appendix XML Schema Languages

    1. What Is a XML Schema Language?

    2. Classification of XML Schema Languages

    3. A Short History of XML Schema Languages

    4. Sample Application

    5. XML DTDs

    6. W3C XML Schema

    7. RELAX NG

    8. Schematron

    9. Examplotron

    10. Decisions

  2. Appendix Work in Progress

    1. W3C Projects

    2. ISO: DSDL

    3. Other

  3. Glossary

  4. Colophon