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Re: Omission in <element> constraint in Schema Structures spec

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 06 Mar 2001 13:38:30 +0000
To: mhuffman@ca.ibm.com
Cc: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b1ysbvwyx.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
mhuffman@ca.ibm.com writes:

> Thank you, Henry.
> I see in SforS that attributes "substitutionGroup" and "final" have use
> ="prohibited" for local elements.  That leaves "abstract" and "form".
> I don't believe they apply to a local element with ref="...".  Is this
> explicitly specified somewhere else in the spec documents? If not, can they
> simply be added to the other "must be absent" attributes in the constraint
> I referenced below?

Thanks for pushing on this.  I need to check a bit further, but I
think you're right that
 a) abstract doesn't belong on local elements, with or without ref;
 b) form doesn't belong on local elements with ref.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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