[xquery-talk] Re: The State of Native XML databases

Ilya Sterin sterini at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 12:28:27 PDT 2007

I don't know what you mean by require, but I think majority of them
have an option of creating a schema-bound collection which rejects any
documents and/or their modifications that don't conform to the schema.


On 8/21/07, Elliotte Harold <elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
> Ilya Sterin wrote:
> > I don't necessarily debate the schema itself, but there must be a DDL
> > to represent the schema, right?
> There doesn't have to be a schema at all, nor do the documents you put
> into a database necessarily have to conmform to a schema if there is
> one. (One big difference between SQL and XML).
> Do any of the XML databases out there actually require that users
> provide a schema and then automatically reject all documents that do not
> conform to that schema?
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