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Re: Strange construction in XForms schema

From: Jérôme Nègre <jerome.negre@ecl2000.ec-lyon.fr>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 15:29:38 +0200
Message-ID: <020f01c14ffd$47caae70$630aa8c0@fischer>
To: <www-forms@w3.org>
> The restrictions of use with xs:all have been discussed at length before
> the specification went to Recommendation and they are here because of
> potential problems with the implementation of schema validators as
> finite state machines that you won't workaround by embedding a xs:all
> within a xs:group.
> Whether documented or not in the Recommendation, doing so probably means
> that 50% of the schema validators will blow up trying to validate some
> of the combinations you expect to allow by the schema.
> Eric

So, why not change the xsd:all to a simple xsd:sequence ? What's the real
benefit of using xsd:all here?

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