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Re: bug in xml-schema xsd perhaps

From: C. M. Sperberg-McQueen <cmsmcq@acm.org>
Date: 18 Mar 2004 11:27:10 -0700
To: tim.pierce@nte.co.uk
Cc: W3C XML Schema Comments list <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1079634429.2432.26.camel@localhost>

On Thu, 2004-03-18 at 08:19, Tim Pierce wrote:
> 
> 
> not sure if this is the right place to mail this but:
> refering to xml-schema schema with namespace
> <http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema>  - available from
> http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#related.resources
> I think in the definition of the complexType with name="topLevelComplexType"
> it was intended to list the mixed, abstract and final attributes as per the
> abstract complexType name="complexType" which the topLevelComplexType
> restriction-s from, but this has been omitted presumable by mistake. I guess
> topLevelComplexType was once an extension of 'complexType' or something of
> the like.

When a type R restricts a base type B, then R
inherits any attributes in B unless it has declarations
of its own with the same names.  (That is, for
attributes, silence implies inheritance, not 
omission.)  So I don't THINK this is a bug, if I
have correctly understood your comment.

In any case, yes, this is definitely the right place
to send bug reports on the XML Schema spec.

-C. M. Sperberg-McQueen
 World Wide Web Consortium
 MIT / CSAIL
Received on Thursday, 18 March 2004 13:25:21 UTC

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