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RE: Is anySimpleType a real type?

From: Mark Feblowitz <mfeblowitz@frictionless.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 09:37:56 -0500
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To: "'ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk'" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>, Simon.Cox@csiro.au
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Yes - and it seems to work just fine in all parsers except MSXML, which
doesn't recognize xs:anySimpleType as a defined type. 

I'm not sure where/how to report it as a bug. It has forced us into some
much-less-than-elegant representations.

Mark

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 -----Original Message-----
From: 	ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk [mailto:ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk] 
Sent:	Tuesday, March 12, 2002 4:29 AM
To:	Simon.Cox@csiro.au
Cc:	xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Subject:	Re: Is anySimpleType a real type?

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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