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Re: Inconsistent usage of memberType(s) on Union

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 11 Oct 2000 18:06:21 +0100
To: Mark Swinkels <MarkSw@Attachmate.com>
Cc: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b66mzi9yq.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Mark Swinkels <MarkSw@Attachmate.com> writes:

> In the primer there is an example of a union (2.3.2) with an attribute
> 'memberTypes' that has multiple named types as a value:
> 
> <xsd:simpleType name="zipUnion">
>   <xsd:union memberTypes="USState listOfMyIntType"/>
> </xsd:simpleType>
> 
> This conflicts with the definition of union in the specification where the
> attribute is called 'memberType' and has QName as its type. The description
> of the DataType Definition Schema Component for makes no mention of
> 'memberType' when describing {base type definition} for union.
> 
> The usage in the primer seems more useful although the order between types
> referenced in 'memberTypes' and any inline simple types should be explicitly
> defined.

memberTypes and list of QName is correct, there was a glitch in the
published draft which has been corrected, sorry.

ht
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