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Attribute declarations after complex type definitions

From: Martin J. Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 21 May 2000 22:14:47 +0900
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20000521182414.031fba50@sh.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
This is a last call comment to XML Schema: Structures.

Currently, all attribute-related stuff in an element
decl. has to come after all content-related stuff.
This seems not very well motivated and and definitely
inconvenient, and should be changed to allow either
complete mixture or having these both at the start and
at the end (and just add those at the start and those at
the end together), or if that's not possible, preferably
at the start rather than at the end.

It is more natural to have them at the start, because that's
how they appear in the instance. DTD syntax made most people
have attribute decl. after element content decls., but there
is no need to do so for Schemas.


Regards,    Martin. 
Received on Sunday, 21 May 2000 09:08:30 UTC

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