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Re: meaning of namespace="##other"

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 05 Dec 2000 09:39:52 +0000
To: "Karl Scheibelhofer" <Karl.Scheibelhofer@iaik.at>
Cc: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bd7f7fbpz.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
"Karl Scheibelhofer" <Karl.Scheibelhofer@iaik.at> writes:

> i have a concrete question regarding XML Schema. the namespace attribute in
> the ANY-element type; if i set it to namespace="##other", does it mean that
> just the element itself must be from a other namespace or does this hold for
> it descendants too?

Just the element.  Its descendants will be controlled by _its_ type, if 

> i assume, it is to get a deterministic content model, if a
> ANY-element is mixed with other elements.  isn't it?

That's not the only reason, but it does provide for that, yes.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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