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Re: Names of identity constraint definitions

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 22 Jan 2001 09:46:30 +0000
To: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Cc: XML Schema Comments <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bpuhfc421.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
James Clark <jjc@jclark.com> writes:

> I'm probably missing something obvious, but why are identity constraint
> definitions required to have a name? It seems to be used only to allow
> key and unique constraints to be referenced by keyref constraints.  In
> other cases, it seems to do nothing but obfuscate the schema (at least
> it confused me).

So you're suggesting the name should be optional?

ht
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