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Re: Structures, Datatypes spec not consistent on simpleType final values

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2003 15:12:04 +0100
To: "Neil Bradley" <Neil.Bradley@rubus.com>
Cc: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bisqezarv.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

"Neil Bradley" <Neil.Bradley@rubus.com> writes:

> The question originally asked in this thread was raised a long time
> ago, and appears to have had no reply. I too am interested in the
> answer. Also, at least one of the interpretations (section 3.14.2)
> it suggests that the final attribute, when used in the simpleType
> element, can only have a single value. So I have three questions:
>
> 1. can final hold the value "extension" when used on a simpleType
> element?

No.  The Schema for Schemas rules this out.

> 2. can final hold multiple values (e.g. "union list") when used on a
> simpleType element?

No.  The Schema for Schemas rules this out.  Probably a bug.

> 3. should "extension" be used in preference to "union list" (if it
> is allowed) to mean the same thing?

No.

ht
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