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[Bug 6163] Attribute Wildcard Union

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Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 17:01:45 +0000
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--- Comment #4 from Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>  2008-10-30 17:01:44 ---
A further observation (which doesn't directly affect the resolution in comment
#3). In comment #2 I observed that when type E extends type B, and the wildcard
union is inexpressible, then under rule, the {attribute
wildcard} of the extended type is that defined in the xs:extension. However,
this will almost certainly mean that the resulting type does not meet
Derivation Valid: Extension, under rule 1.3. So although the rules
apparently recover from an inexpressible union wildcard, it seems that the
attempt to recover will generally fail. Under the proposal of comment #3, the
union will not only be expressible, but will also satisfy rule 1.3 which
requires that the wildcard of the base type is a wildcard subset of the union.

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