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Re: Semantics of a list datatype derived from another list

From: Walt Yao <Walt.Yao@cl.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 15:40:31 +0000
To: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org, Walt.Yao@cl.cam.ac.uk
Message-Id: <E14cquV-0007Du-00@wisbech.cl.cam.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
> -- 

Thanks for the clarification that so many of you have given.  I apologised that
I didn't look more carefully in the mailing about this topic earlier on.


Walt
Received on Tuesday, 13 March 2001 10:40:33 GMT

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