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RE: Element declararion

From: A. Delrio <adelrio@decadesystems.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 13:23:00 -0400
To: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Cc: "Nell Golding" <nell_golding@hotmail.com>
Message-ID: <PJEGLHABDMFKMBPDFGKAKEMICBAA.adelrio@decadesystems.com>

Hi Nell,

If you are refering that there must be content within an element, then I
believe you must give the element a type definition as shown in example 1
below.  If you are referring that an element name must exist within a
document, then by default the element must exist unless you add a
minOccurs="0" attribute to the element declaration. See example 2

1.  <xsd:element name="MANDATORY_ELEMENT" type="xs:date"/>
2.  <xsd:element name="OPTIONAL_ELEMENT" minOccurs="0"/>


-----Original Message-----
From: xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org
[mailto:xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Nell Golding
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 5:47 AM
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Subject: Element declararion

I am trying to specify some interfaces in Schema and met definite problems.

I'll be very thankfull if anybody could help me.

My question is, is it possible with a help of schema to declare that an
element must NOT be empty?
As I searched through schema specification myself I could not find this

Thank you,
Nell G.

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