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Re: conditional occurrences of child elements

From: George Cristian Bina <george@oxygenxml.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 14:41:54 +0200
Message-ID: <41920C92.10000@oxygenxml.com>
To: jozef.aerts@xml4pharma.com
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org

Hi Josef,

No, that is not possible in XML Schema.

Best Regards,
George
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jozef.aerts@xml4pharma.com wrote:
> Is it possible in XML-Schema to define the number of occurrences of an
> element on the value of an attribute of its parent element ?
> 
> For example:
> I have a parent element with name Person and attribute Gender.
> Gender can only have the values 'Male' or 'Female'.
> No problem sofar.
> Now I want to define a subelement 'Pregant' of 'Person'.
> The element 'Pregnant' should have no occurrences if the value of its
> parent element attribute 'Gender' is 'Male'.
> The element 'Pregnant' should have 1 occurrence if the value of its
> parent element attribute 'Gender' is 'Female'.
> 
> Is it possible to define something like this in XML-Schema ?
> 
> Best regards
> 
> Jozef Aerts
> 
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