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Re: Enumeration component and restriction

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2003 15:05:32 +0100
To: "Michael Marchegay" <mmarcheg@optonline.net>
Cc: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5b65kj19hv.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

"Michael Marchegay" <mmarcheg@optonline.net> writes:

<snip/>

> I deduce from it that a simple type definition can contain several
> enumeration components in its {facets} property, and that the facets of the
> enumeration component of the base type is added to the {facets} of the
> derived type regardless of the presence of an enumeration component (built
> from "local" <enumeration> information items, as described in 4.3.5.3).
>
> I understand the last part of the last sentence as allowing multiple
> enumeration *components*.  But it seems that in fact, it says that multiple
> <enumeration> information items are allowed; those will be used for building
> *one* enumeration component, that behaves just like other facet components
> (it is overriden by the one defined locally within a restriction step).

Yeah, the two parts of the REC are in conflict here.  I'll raise an
official issue.

The intended semantics are clear (it should be a restriction, after
all), but the prose gets pretty confused.

ht
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