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Re: Is the Type Library draft valid?

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 09:24:35 +0000
To: Kasimier Buchcik <kbuchcik@4commerce.de>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5boedipquk.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Kasimier Buchcik <kbuchcik@4commerce.de> writes:

> Hi,
>
> I have a question regarding the component constraint "Derivation Valid
> (Restriction, Simple)" related to the draft Type Library at
> "http://www.w3.org/2001/03/XMLSchema/TypeLibrary.xsd".
>
> We have the following definition in
> "http://www.w3.org/2001/03/XMLSchema/TypeLibrary-nn-array.xsd" :
>
> <xs:simpleType name="valuesType">
>    <xs:list itemType="xs:anySimpleType" />
> </xs:simpleType>

Yes, that's at best making assumptions in a grey area, and at worst
wrong.

The introduction of anyAtomicType in the latest draft for version 1.1
of W3C XML Schema http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema11-1/ would provide the clean solution.

ht
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