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Re: Choice between two elements with a same name and different types

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 24 Jun 2001 09:48:09 +0100
To: "Anna A. Yacubovitch" <Anna@locationet.com>
Cc: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5blmmiqn5i.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
"Anna A. Yacubovitch" <Anna@locationet.com> writes:

> I have to choose between 3 elements, 2 of them are  with the same name
> but different type.
> The following part of schema chooses Address or  only the first
> Coordinate.
> <xsd:complexType name="GeoCodeRequest">
> 		<xsd:choice>
>                   <xsd:element name="Address" type="Address"/>
> 		      <xsd:element name="Coordinate"
> type="UTMCoordinate"/>
>                     <xsd:element name="Coordinate"
> type="LatLonCoordinate"/>
> 		</xsd:choice>
> </xsd:complexType>

XML Schema does not allow multiple types for the same element name in
a given content model, sorry.

ht
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