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RE: specify element type depending of same element attribute value?

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 21:43:07 +0100
To: "'Crni Gorac'" <cgorac@gmail.com>, <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <012701c67604$acad40a0$6401a8c0@turtle>

> First problem is related to case 
> when type of contents of a simple element (not containing nested
> element) is determined by this element attribute value.  

This is one of the most well-known restrictions in XML Schema. The type of
an element is determined solely by its element name (and perhaps the context
in which the element appears, and perhaps the xsi:type attribute). You can't
write content models that depend on the presence or value of an attribute.

Michael Kay
Received on Friday, 12 May 2006 20:43:15 UTC

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