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Re: Is anySimpleType a real type?

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 12 Mar 2002 09:29:16 +0000
To: Simon.Cox@csiro.au
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bg036t9qr.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Simon.Cox@csiro.au writes:

> Can anySimpleType be used in element declarations?
> Or is it just a notional type whose name cannot be exposed in a schema!
> 
> e.g. I have the following line in a schema document:
> 
> <xs:element name="_ScalarValue" type="xs:anySimpleType" abstract="true"
> substitutionGroup="gml:_Value"/>

Perfectly OK.  Clarification forthcoming on this and related issues
from the WG, see the Issues list [1], issue R-54.

ht

[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/05/xmlschema-rec-comments#pfiur-type
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