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Re: <xs:attribute use='prohibited'> question

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2003 10:07:07 +0000
To: marktt@excite.com
Cc: jeff.rancier@softechnics.com, xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bad7o48j8.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

use='prohibited' exists purely in order to eliminate attributes which
are optional in a base type when deriving by restriction.  It follows
that all other information (e.g. type) is pointless, and yes, it would
be less confusing if it were not allowed at all.

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