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Re: LC-215 - Easy Add-ins (i18n Comment on XML Schema Last Call Working Draft)

From: Martin Gudgin <marting@develop.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 09:55:40 +0100
Message-ID: <006701c0374e$dd40eb90$0300a8c0@arbitrary>
To: "Martin J. Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: "Schema Comments" <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin J. Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>
To: "Martin Gudgin" <marting@develop.com>
Cc: "Schema Comments" <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, October 16, 2000 9:13 AM
Subject: Re: LC-215 - Easy Add-ins (i18n Comment on XML Schema Last Call
Working Draft)


<SNIP>
> I think this shows how to add single attributes quite nicely.
> I assume it is also possible to add attributeGroups this way,
> could you confirm (we don't need the examples).
> As discussed on a telephone conversation today with Michael,
> that means that it is easy to add attributes to a whole bunch
> of elements if these elements have a common base type (by
> redefining the base type), but it will need more work to
> add some attributes to a bunch of elements if they are
> all defined independently. That looks quite reasonable,
> it's difficult to expect more in the later case, I guess.

Yes, you could add attributeGroups the same way using <xsd:attribute
ref='groupname'/> in place of the named attribute in the example I gave.

Regards

Martin
Received on Monday, 16 October 2000 04:56:41 GMT

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