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Re: Understanding anyAttribute namespace="##any" and anyAttribute namespace="##local"

From: W. Eliot Kimber <ekimber@innodata-isogen.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2004 13:57:02 -0600
Message-ID: <4187E68E.1030809@innodata-isogen.com>
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org

Henry S. Thompson wrote:
> "W. Eliot Kimber" <ekimber@innodata-isogen.com> writes:
> 
> 
>>I'm trying to understand how anyAttribute works and I'm getting a
>>result that seems to be incorrect but I'm sure it's my lack of

> You need
> 
>    <xs:anyAttribute namespace="##local" processContents="lax"/>
> 
> The default for processContents is 'strict', which in turn means "any
> unprefixed attribute, provided I can find a top-level declaration for
> it".
> 
> With that change, XSV is happy with your example.

Cool--I see now that I had a somewhat naive idea of what local meant.

 >> Also, is there a way to say that you want to allow any qualified or
 >> unqualified attributes? It doesn't appear to be the case but I have
 >> such a hard time decoding the spec itself that I'm not sure what the
 >> actual syntax of the namespace= attribute is, so I'm going off what
 >> I've learned from the various tutorials I could find online.

 > Yes, use namespace="##any".

OK, but what about saying the equivalent of "##other or ##local"? There 
doesn't seem to be a way to do that--that was the question I really 
needed to ask.

Thanks,

E.
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