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Re: how to define an element which can contain any attributes or elements

From: Martin Gudgin <marting@develop.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2000 21:27:47 -0000
Message-ID: <136c01c05fcb$62ffe070$0200a8c0@greyarea>
To: "Michael Anderson" <michael@research.canon.com.au>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: <Michael.Burns@sas.com>, <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Why wouldn't the following work?

 <element name='Properties' />

thus making the element be of type ur-type which can have any content and
any attributes?

Or is the requirement to allow any elements/attributes but disallow textual
content?

Gudge

----- Original Message -----
From: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
To: "Michael Anderson" <michael@research.canon.com.au>
Cc: <Michael.Burns@sas.com>; <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2000 9:12 PM
Subject: Re: how to define an element which can contain any attributes or
elements


> Oops, shame on me.  You're right
>
> Michael Anderson <michael@research.canon.com.au> writes:
>
> > <element name="Properties">
> >     <complexType>
> >         <sequence>
> >             <any minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded" />
> >         </sequence>
> >         <anyAttribute />
> >     </complexType>
> > </element>
>
> I was wrong, left out the <sequence>, getting late, obviously time to
> hang it up for tonight.
>
> ht
> --
>   Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of
Edinburgh
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