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Re: redefine and multiple includes

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 05 Nov 2002 13:16:06 +0000
To: "Francis Brouns" <francis.brouns@ou.nl>
Cc: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5by988upgp.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

"Francis Brouns" <francis.brouns@ou.nl> writes:

> IBM Schema Quality Validator reports an error on the schemas as given below.

That surprises me -- I'll have a look.

> XSV does not report an error, but does not support redefine of group.

I've just implemented it, and it's happy with your schema and the
obvious instance.  Will release later today/tomorrow.

> XML Spy reports an error complaining that the group grp.on is not present in
> the original schema file and does not show the element var unless I add it
> to the redefine in level C.
> Turbo XML does not report an error but does not depict the redefined model,
> only the original model.
> 
> XML spy and Turbo XML are used because they have a graphical representation
> of the schema and are xml editors. Unfortunately, XML Spy crashes when
> creating a document instance against the schema, likely because the redefine
> of groups. Turbo XML will allow insertion of the additional elements
> manually, but does not list the new elements.
> 
> So, maybe the schema is correct and XML Spy is wrong.

I think that's right.

ht
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