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Re: XML-Schema Type Inheritance

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 02 Aug 2000 18:29:41 +0100
To: "D Kimpton" <duncan.kimpton@batchcad.com>
Cc: <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bvgxjwoze.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
"D Kimpton" <duncan.kimpton@batchcad.com> writes:

> Hi there,
> we are currently attempting to implement a data storage system using XML/XSD
> and I have been consistenly running up against the same requirement:
> Multiple inheritance of complex types.
> Is this ever going to be possible? It would be realy usefull.

There is a lot of interest in doing this for version 2, but a clear
decision not to go there for v.1.

Named element and attribute groups are the currently available

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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