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Re: determine root element in the xml from schema

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2004 08:32:35 +0000
To: Mik Lernout <mik@futurestreet.org>
Cc: Michael Kay <mhk@mhk.me.uk>, "'Lingzhi Zhang'" <lzhang@cse.ogi.edu>, "'dev xmlschema'" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bptbm1kv0.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Mik Lernout <mik@futurestreet.org> writes:


>  If this would be the case it would seem for example
> logically to be able to mark, when validating, the root-element you
> wish to validate against like in: validator.validate(po.xsd,
> 'purchaseOrder'). Why isn't this the case?

XSV does give you precisely this functionality, and I believe some
other validators do also.  The REC provides for this, by specifying
that validation may be started with an instance _and_ an element

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