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RE: Non-schema attributes

From: Alessandro Triglia <sandro@mclink.it>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 14:54:19 -0500
To: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000d01c2f23f$28a63d80$8f01a8c0@Aldebaran>


Please ignore my previous message.  In  "Validation Rule: Wildcard
allows Namespace Name"  I see that unqualified names are not allowed.

Alessandro



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alessandro Triglia [mailto:sandro@mclink.it] 
> Sent: Monday, March 24, 2003 13:14
> To: 'xmlschema-dev@w3.org'
> Subject: Non-schema attributes
> 
> 
> Hi
> 
> I have a question about the use of non-schema attributes in 
> schema documents.
> 
> Since all schema element declarations contain an attribute 
> wildcard with a namespace constraint of ##other, I understand that:
> 
> - any attributes are allowed on these elements, besides the 
> attributes declared in the Schema for Schemas, provided that 
> they don't belong to the XML Schema namespace. In particular, 
> *unqualified* attributes are allowed.
> 
> Is this correct?   
> 
> If yes, I understand that the following schema document is valid:  
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> <xs:schema xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"
>             xmlns:xhtml="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
>             xmlns="http://www.example.com"
>             targetNamespace="http://www.example.com">
>   <xs:element name="elem1" age="42" type="Address"/>
>   <xs:element name="elem2" type="xhtml:blockquote"/>
>   <xs:attribute name="attr1"
>       	  type="xsl:quantity"
> 	        targetNamespace="http://www.example.com"/>
> </xs:schema>
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> Notice the attributes   "age"  on the first "element" element 
> and   "targetNamespace"   on the "attribute" element.  Both 
> of these attributes are obviously meaningless, but are they 
> actually forbidden?
> 
> Alessandro Triglia
> OSS Nokalva
> 
> 
> 
Received on Monday, 24 March 2003 14:55:11 GMT

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