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Unordered content model in XSDL

From: Ian Stokes-Rees <ian@decisionsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 16:34:26 +0000
Message-ID: <3A5F3212.8E6A278E@decisionsoft.com>
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
I cannot seem to work out how you would create a schema that allowed any
number of elements A, B, C, or D inside an element sample.  e.g.:


Something to the effect of:

<element name="sample">
    <group contentModel="unordered">
      <element name="A" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"/>
      <element name="B" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"/>
      <element name="C" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"/>
      <element name="D" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"/>

You could easily see where this would be relevant when the XML is being
generated by some sequential process generating XML elements with time
ordering when certain events occur.

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