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RE: topLevelAttribute and use=(optional|prohibited|required)

From: Asir S Vedamuthu <asirv@webmethods.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 10:01:55 -0400
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OKEBJFDOCNPMPLOONLOIKEDHCIAA.asirv@webmethods.com>

I believe that this is a spec usability issue. To understand this, users
must read

- Attribute Decl Schema Component (section 3.2.1)
- XML Representation of Attribute Decl (section 3.2.2)
- Constraints on XML Representation of Attribute Decl (section 3.2.3)
- And, Schema for Schemas (Appendix A)

before they can compose a valid schema. Many users bumped into the same


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Subject: Re: topLevelAttribute and use=(optional|prohibited|required)

"Asir S Vedamuthu" <asirv@webmethods.com> writes:

> attribute 'use' is ruled out [in sForS]
> <xs:attribute name="use" use="prohibited"/>
> However, prose in section 3.2.3 (constraints on XML Representation)
> say a word about 'use' attribute.

The Constraints on XML Repr never duplicate what's in the sForS --
it's normative.

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