A26: ANY keyword?

On 9 October 1996, the ERB will vote to decide the following question.
A non-binding preliminary vote indicates the ERB is now leaning to Yes.

A.26 Like SGML, XML will allow elements to be declared ANY (11.2.4).
(Whether other similar shorthand declarations will be defined,
e.g. for any subelements but not allowing PCDATA, will be decided