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[Bug 1996] the [schema default] property is half-useless

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Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2005 12:40:05 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=1996

           Summary: the [schema default] property is half-useless
           Product: XML Schema
           Version: 1.0
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-1/#a-schema_default
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: unclassified
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: XSD Part 1: Structures
        AssignedTo: w3c-xml-schema-wg@w3.org
        ReportedBy: ht@inf.ed.ac.uk
         QAContact: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org


As specified, it gets a value when an Attribute Declaration has a value 
constraint but not when an Attribute Use has one.

Either we should

1) Deprecate this in 1.0 and remove it from 1.1 (what use is it, anyway -- why 
is it here?);

2) Add a Note about its half-brokenness;

3) 'fix' it, pbly by moving it under Complex Type Defn PSVI contributions and 
folding in Attribute Uses.
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