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Re: Question about inheritance/derivation in the XML-Schema datatype specification

From: C. M. Sperberg-McQueen <cmsmcq@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 07:44:11 -0700
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To: "Claus P. Priese" <cspriese@gmx.net>
Cc: <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
At 2001-03-16 07:10, Claus P. Priese wrote:
>Hello all,
>We asked ourself whether it is possible to have cycles in an 
>inheritance/derivation graph of XML-Schema-datatypes.
>Is this valid/possible under the actual XML-Schema-specification or not ?

No.  If you follow the [base type definition] property long
enough, you should always hit the urtype.

-C. M. Sperberg-McQueen
Received on Friday, 16 March 2001 17:26:13 UTC

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