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[Bug 2163] R-166: Question re: xsi:type and skip

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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 17:50:06 +0000
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           Summary: R-166: Question re: xsi:type and skip
           Product: XML Schema
           Version: 1.0
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: XSD Part 1: Structures
        AssignedTo: ht@w3.org
        ReportedBy: sandygao@ca.ibm.com
         QAContact: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

If an element matches <any> with processContents=skip, but has an xsi:type 
attribute, may/must it be assessed?

Schema-Validity Assessment (Element) disallows finding an element declaration 
or laxly validating using the ur-type when the context-determined declaration 
is skip, but does not mention skip in section 1.2 which includes the xsi:type 

It seems most reasonable to me that an element matching skip should be 
completely untouched by the validator, just like an element outside the 

See the following:

Ashok's response:
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