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[Bug 6171] New: anyAttribute namespace="xsi"

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Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 14:35:04 +0000
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-6171-703@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=6171

           Summary: anyAttribute namespace="xsi"
           Product: XML Schema
           Version: 1.1 only
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Structures: XSD Part 1
        AssignedTo: cmsmcq@w3.org
        ReportedBy: mike@saxonica.com
         QAContact: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org


We have a rule that prevents attribute declarations in the XSI namespace, other
than the four standard attributes defined in the spec.

In the same spirit of paternalism, would it be appropriate to ban attribute
wildcards that permit the appearance of names other than these four in the XSI
namespace? There seems little point in locking the front door and leaving the
back door open, even if there's not much in the house worth stealing.


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