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Re: PSVI: {document} property

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 05 Sep 2002 11:19:24 +0100
To: "Biron,Paul V" <Paul.V.Biron@kp.org>
Cc: "'Elena Litani'" <elitani@ca.ibm.com>, www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bsn0opwlv.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>

"Biron,Paul V" <Paul.V.Biron@kp.org> writes:

> What makes you think that the [schema documents] property is any
> more "required" than [schema components]?  The REC says that [schema
> documents] can be empty as well:
> 	A (possibly empty) set of schema document information items,
> 	with properties and values as follows, for each schema document
> 	which contributed components to the schema, and whose targetNamespace
> 	matches the sibling [schema namespace] property above (or whose
> 	targetNamespace was ·absent· but that contributed components to
> 	that namespace by being <include>d by a schema document with
> 	that targetNamespace as per Assembling a schema for a single
> 	target namespace from multiple schema definition documents (§4.2.1)).

I read that as saying it's only empty if there were no documents, not
that you can choose not to fill it in.

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