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Re: [Moderator Action] Schema Group

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 19 Feb 2001 15:07:50 +0000
To: Bruce LeMaster <bruce.lemaster@raleigh.hcl.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bwvamhfsp.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Bruce LeMaster <bruce.lemaster@raleigh.hcl.com> writes:

> I'm trying to create a group of elements within a complexType (see snip
> below).  I can't use 'all' because it only allows one of each element in the
> group.  I can't use 'sequence' because the elements can be in any order.  The
> elements can be in any order, some with more than one allowed.  How can I
> accomplish this?

Use a <choice maxOccurs="unbounded">

and accept that this doesn't _exactly_ capture what you want to
require wrt the elements which cannot occur more than once.

Or reconsider your willingness to allow elements in any order.

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