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Re: Semantics of a list datatype derived from another list

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 13 Mar 2001 12:22:10 +0000
To: Walt Yao <Walt.Yao@cl.cam.ac.uk>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b7l1tvoy5.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Walt Yao <Walt.Yao@cl.cam.ac.uk> writes:

> Hi,
> 
> I am new to the list.  I've been looking through the archive but didn't find
> anything on this topic.  Please accept my apology if this has been discussed
> before.
> 
> I am implementing a Schema parser w.r.t the 24/10/2000 version, and
> I run into a problem with the definition of a list datatype.  As
> specified in 5.1.2, "a list datatype must be derived from an atomic
> or a list datatype, know as the itemType of the list...".

That's a known typo, will be corrected to 'atomic or _union_
datatype'.

Re another reply, you can include a list in a union, but that still
doesn't allow  a list of lists -- a union used as the item type of a
list can't contain any lists.

ht
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