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Re: ID & IDREF Schema Confusion

From: Eddie Robertsson <erobertsson@allette.com.au>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 10:08:46 +1100
Message-ID: <3C9FADFE.21F51D1D@allette.com.au>
To: adelrio@decadesystems.com
CC: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Hi Andy,

> Good Morning All,
> I'm a little confused on how to properly relate an entity to another in XML
> Schema.  For example, I have would like to relate an entity I called
> "BORROWER" to the "PARTY" element.  Below is an example.


> Basically, I am trying to covert a datamodel into an XML Schema.  Therefore,
> it's imperative that I understand how to relate an entity to another for
> reference purposes.
> Does this looks like I'm referencing these element's correctly?

If you're going to use XML Schema I would suggest that you use the identity constraints defined for XML Schema instead. These are
much more powerful than the ID/IDREF mechanism. See [1] for more details.


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-0/#quartelyReport

> Thanks!
> Andy
Received on Monday, 25 March 2002 17:56:53 UTC

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