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Re: Forcing a certain document element

From: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 18:38:22 +0100
Message-ID: <3A5F410E.9D383960@dyomedea.com>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
CC: Ian Stokes-Rees <ian@decisionsoft.com>, "xmlschema-dev@w3.org" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
"Henry S. Thompson" wrote:
> 
> You can't use the XML Schema language itself to enforce this, just as
> you can't say it in a DTD document.  The XML Schema WG has taken on
> board a request that it be a requirement on XML Schema _processors_
> that they can be invoked in a way which specifies the element
> declaration to be used to validate the document element.

Can't you design your schema to have only one global element definition
?

I reckon that it's a severe constraint, but it could be a workaround if
you really wanted/needed to achieve this...

Eric

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