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Re: Advice, please: Restricting wild cards in anonymous types

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2005 09:33:51 +0100
To: "Grimaldi, Linda L." <Linda.L.Grimaldi@mdnt.com>
Cc: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bbr213evk.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Grimaldi, Linda L. writes:

> I am working with a "standard" schema that allows <xs:any,
> namespace="##other" ... in its complex types.  The problem I am having
> is that, since the complex types are anonymous, I don't seem to be able
> to restrict (or extend) them in the usual way.  Is there any way around
> this issue, some other way to restrict the xs:any to a specific element
> that is local to my own namespace?

Named or not, the only way to _change_ what the content model of the
containing element allows is by redefining a type -- in your case, the
first named type definition which itself contains the element
declaration with the anonymous type definition.

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