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Re: content= and model=

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 06 Sep 2001 09:36:15 +0100
To: "Hewko, Doug" <Doug.Hewko@ccra-adrc.gc.ca>
Cc: "'www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org'" <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5blmjslnr4.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
"Hewko, Doug" <Doug.Hewko@ccra-adrc.gc.ca> writes:

> I'm just starting to learn schemas, and the tutorial book I have gives the
> following syntax for a container element:
> 
>  <ElementType name="containcerelementname" content="eltOnly" model="closed">
> <element type="containedelementname"/> <element
> type="containedelementname2"/> <element type="containedelementnamen"/>
> </ElementType>
> 
> I checked Roger Costello's schema tutorials at www.xfront.com and the W3 Org
> specs and could find no reference to these attributes. Since I got this
> example from a book that exclusively uses MSXML, I checked Microsoft's web
> site, where I kept on timing out. (I did a search for "eltOnly", "closed",
> "content=" and "model=" all without luck.)
> 
> Can someone please point me to where I can find out what those attributes
> mean and what other attributes are available? For example, since there is a
> 'model="closed"', I can only assume there must be a 'model="open"'.

Your tutorial book is for an old XML Schema language called XML-Data
Reduced, formerly supported by Microsoft.  It is similar in
conception, but different in detail, from the W3C XML Schema
Recommendation.

I'm afraid you'll have to find a new book :-)

ht
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