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Re: itemType for list

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 05 Feb 2001 10:50:08 +0000
To: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Cc: XML Schema Comments <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5belxd2ylb.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
James Clark <jjc@jclark.com> writes:

> 5.1.2 says "A list datatype must be derived from an atomic or a list
> datatype, known as the itemType of the list datatype", which allows
> lists of lists but not lists of unions.  I don't understand how it makes
> sense to have a list of a list. I also don't understand why you can't
> have a list of a union.

I'm pretty sure that's a typo due to be fixed, thanks.

ht
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