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Re: "xs:all" with minOccurs="0" and maxOccurs="unbounded"

From: Andre Vital Saude <Andre-Vital.Saude@cenpra.gov.br>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 15:48:54 -0200
Message-ID: <3DB98406.5040207@cenpra.gov.br>
To: "Kerz, Antony L" <Antony.Kerz@aetna.com>
CC: "'xmlschema-dev@w3.org'" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>

Hi, Antony,

your structure seems to be a choice. You do not need many occurences
of ALL the elements but many occurences of ONE of them. All of your 
examples are valid for the following structure:

<xs:choice minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded">
    <element ref="struct">
    <element ref="field">
</xs:choice>

André Saúde

Kerz, Antony L wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am trying to identify a schema for the following structure where,
> "struct" elements contain one or more "struct" and/or "field" elements
> in any order.
> 
> Here are some valid examples:
> 
> <struct>
>   <field/>
>   <field/>
> </struct>
> 
> <struct>
>   <struct>
>     <field/>
>   </struct>
>   <field/>
>   <field/>
> </struct>
> 
> <struct> 
>   <field/>
>   <field/>
>   <struct>
>     <field/>
>   </struct>
>   <field/>
>   <struct>
>     <field/>
>   </struct>
>   <field/>
> </struct>
> 
> etc...ad nauseum...
> 
> what i really want is:
> 
> "xs:all" with minOccurs="0" and maxOccurs="unbounded"
> 
> but this isn't allowed cause "xs:all" is intended for exactly one of
> each element.
> 
> Any one have a valid solution for this schema definition?
> 
> Thanks,
> Tony.
> 
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