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Re: restriction can have simple type content though base attribute is required?

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 05 Sep 2001 22:04:54 +0100
To: Holger.Joukl@LBBW.de
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b1yllmjrd.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Holger.Joukl@LBBW.de writes:

> Hi there,
> I wonder why a simple type <restriction> can have anonymous simple type as
> its content;
> it seems to me that, as there is always the "base" attribute (it is
> declared "required" in
> the schema for schemas), this is obolete or even ambiguous.

Are you talking about <restriction> within <simpleContent> or
<restriction> within <simpleType> -- they have different types.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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