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Re: Should this schema be invalid?

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 16 Aug 2002 11:06:20 +0100
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Cc: "Dare Obasanjo" <dareo@microsoft.com>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org, "Cliff Schmidt" <cschmidt@microsoft.com>, www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bwuqrnmn7.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>

Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> writes:

<snip/>

> It's a shame that the errata on the Structures document
> (http://www.w3.org/2001/05/xmlschema-errata#Errata1, particularly
> erratum E1-7) address the invalidity of the schema for schemas (which
> arises due to problems in how the particle derivation constraints
> work) by changing the schema for schemas rather than by addressing the
> particle derivation rules themselves.

We didn't see a way to do that which wouldn't potentially invalidate
existing schema documents, so that's postponed to 1.1, where we
_really_ do want to fix it!

ht
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