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Re: minOccur, maxOccur

From: <petsa@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 11 May 1999 10:02:21 -0400
To: Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>
cc: Www-Xml-Schema-Comments@w3.org, Xml-Dev <Xml-Dev@Ic.Ac.Uk>
Message-ID: <8525676E.004D1DCC.00@D51MTA03.pok.ibm.com>
I spoke to one of our developers and he thinks minOccurs, maxOccurs
is a bear to implement.  I'd be glad to see it removed.

Regards, Ashok


                                                                   
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To:   www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org, xml-dev <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
cc:    (bcc: Ashok Malhotra/Watson/IBM)
Subject:  minOccur, maxOccur




I dispute the usefulness of minOccur and maxOccur. I would like to hear
about where people would use these features. I find that people often want
them but can find a clearer way of expressing their document type when
they are not available.

--
 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself
 http://itrc.uwaterloo.ca/~papresco

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