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Re: Equivalence classes

From: Philip Wadler <wadler@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 18:54:26 -0500
Message-Id: <200002182354.SAA15083@nslocum.cs.bell-labs.com>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org, ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
Henry writes:

> As currently spec'ed you can only nominate a global element as the
> exemplar of an equivalence class, so you example is invalid to start
> with.

Thanks, that answers my first question (as I suspected, in the negative).
But not my second, repeated here.

> If it's not possible, what was the rationale for omitting it?

By the way, I consider this on the critical path to getting a report
out the door, in the sense that the report needs to explain rationales
for this and other decisions.  Cheers, -- P
Received on Friday, 18 February 2000 18:56:07 GMT

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