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Re: xs:anySimpleType in sFs

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 16 Sep 2002 08:56:18 +0100
To: "Siarhei Biarozkin" <sberyozkin@zandar.com>
Cc: "Eddie Robertsson" <erobertsson@allette.com.au>, "XSD" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5b1y7umkpp.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>

"Siarhei Biarozkin" <sberyozkin@zandar.com> writes:

> Hello,
> this question is probably unrelated to the original post,
> I'd like to constrain a complex type's content in such a way that it can
> only allow elements of any simple type (built-in or user-defined), so that
> their tags could be different :
> 
> <xs:complexType name="PropertiesType">
>   <xs:sequence>
>     <xs:anySimpleType minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"/>
>   </xs:sequence>
> </xs:complexType>
> 
> But xs:anySimpleType can not be used, so I'll have to use xs:any instead and
> use some custom validation on top of it,
> Is there another way for achieving such a constraint ?

There's currently no way to constrain the type of an element without
naming the element that carries it, sorry.

ht
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