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Re: Possible bug in XSV/XML Spy 3.5 beta 3... missed validation error

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 04 Jan 2001 18:23:35 +0000
To: MarkH@i2.co.uk
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org, support@xmlspy.com
Message-ID: <f5b66jvfa6w.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
MarkH@i2.co.uk writes:

> <?xml version='1.0'?>
> <schema  xmlns='http://www.w3.org/2000/10/XMLSchema'
> xmlns:vlvx='http://www.i2group.com/2001-01-01/VLVXSchema'
> targetNamespace='http://www.i2group.com/2001-01-01/VLVXSchema'>
> 
> <complexType name='elementPropertyType'>
>  <annotation>
>   <documentation>Generic string property (name/value) on
> element</documentation>
>  </annotation>
>       <attribute name='name' type='string' use='required'/>
>       <attribute name='value' type='string' use='required'/>
> </complexType>
> 
> <complexType name='displayNamePropertyType'>
>  <annotation>
>   <documentation>Generic string property (name/value) on
> element</documentation>
>  </annotation>
>  <simpleContent>
>   <restriction base='vlvx:elementPropertyType'>
>       <attribute name='name' type='string' use='required'
> value='displayName'/>
>   </restriction>
>  </simpleContent>
> </complexType>
> 
> Validating with XSV 1.173/1.80 of 2000/10/18 15:54:58 says everything is
> fine. 
> 
> Validation with XML Spy v3.5 beta 3 normally says its ok too - unless you
> modify the document externally and cause XML Spy to revalidate when it
> regains application focus. It then complains that simpleContent cannot have
> a base (vlvx:elementPropertyType) that is a complexType with complexContent.
> 
> Who's right here? XML Spy is showing at least one bug here (reporting a
> validation error intermittently). But is XSV right to allow the above?

XSV is definitely wrong.  Thanks for spotting this, I'll get a fix out 
soon.

ht
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