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Re: Validating lax ANY content with W3C XML Schema validators

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 16 Jan 2003 09:44:47 +0000
To: "Anthony B. Coates" <abcoates@londonmarketsystems.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bfzrt77jk.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

"Anthony B. Coates" <abcoates@londonmarketsystems.com> writes:


> Am I right in my expectation here, that lax "xsd:any" content should
> be able to cause real validation errors whenever a Schema for that
> content can be found?

You're basically right, but Dareo's clarification is also correct --
the granularity of lax validation is item by item -- if a top-level
declaration is available for an element or attribute, it will be used,
if not, lax processing recurses.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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