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Re: XML-Schema Type Inheritance

From: D Kimpton <duncan.kimpton@batchcad.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2000 14:51:55 +0100
Message-ID: <000901c0013f$d0c03a00$d500a8c0@duncank>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Many thanks,

I look forward to version 2. In the mean time I will have a look at the
named attribute groups.

Regards
Duncan
----- Original Message -----
From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
To: D Kimpton <duncan.kimpton@batchcad.com>
Cc: <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 6:29 PM
Subject: Re: XML-Schema Type Inheritance


> "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
> workaround.
>
> ht
> --
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Edinburgh
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