[MFD] RE: PWG Semantic Model - Abstract Base Class

[MFD] RE: PWG Semantic Model - Abstract Base Class

[MFD] RE: PWG Semantic Model - Abstract Base Class

William A Wagner wamwagner at comcast.net
Sat Jul 6 18:16:34 UTC 2013

Thank you Paul, but the attached graphic appears to be jumbled. 

We had agreed to try to use a common graphic  style presentation in the
specification, and there was the suggestion that the  type used in the
browseable version on the PWG web site would be good. But I do not see how
to get to the abstract base classes  on the web. Is there some way to do


Also, the browseable version is pretty much limited to showing two levels.
Although this simplifies things for very complicated elements, it would
produce an enormous number of figures for the spec, many of which would not
be particularly useful in themselves but necessary to show the path. In many
cases, having a more complex picture showing the path would be both more
efficient and more comprehendible.  So we are back to coming up with a good
XML graphical program, accessible to the authors,  that does not cost a
mint. Any suggestions?


Bill Wagner


From: Paul Tykodi [mailto:ptykodi at tykodi.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, July 03, 2013 7:06 PM
To: William A Wagner
Cc: Daniel.Manchala at Xerox.com
Subject: PWG Semantic Model - Abstract Base Class


Hi Bill,


The abstract base class model can be found here:



Common Types, elements and schema



I expanded the complete abstract model and made a PNG of it (see attached).


I can make smaller PNG's of sections should you need them.


I will start validating the diagrams in section 5 in the coming days.




Best Regards,




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