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Re: Why can't we include foreign attributes in xs:appinfo and xs:documentation ?

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 05 Feb 2002 09:02:29 +0000
To: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org, www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bd6zknvx6.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com> writes:

> Title says if all (almost).
> 
> Things such as:
> 
> <xs:element name="author" type="author">
>   <xs:annotation>
>    <xs:appinfo xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink"
>      xlink:arcrole="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
>      xlink:role="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
>      xlink:title="Author template" xlink:href="library.xslt#author">
>     <div class="resource">
>      <h4>XSLT Transformation</h4>
>      <p>This <a href="library.xslt#author">template</a> displays the
> description of an author.</p>
> 
>     </div>
>    </xs:appinfo>
>   </xs:annotation>
> </xs:element>
> 
> could be nifty and seem harmless but they are forbidden by the schema
> for schema!
> 
> 
> Why?

An oversight.  I'll try to get this fixed in an erratum.

ht
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