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Re: special tags

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 10:40:08 -0400
Message-Id: <7.0.1.0.2.20060921103705.02b0a190@CraneSoftwrights.com>
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org

At 2006-09-21 16:28 +0200, Debora Vanni wrote:
>I have this problem now.
>I have this xml messagge
>
>            <parameters>
>                 <family-name>Rossi</family-name>
>                 <first-name>Paolo</first-name>
>                 <cod-fisc>123123123</cod-fisc>
>               <home-address>via Vai</home-address>
>               <cell-phone>12354356</cell-phone>
>               <e-mail> pippo@yrr.it.net</e-mail>
>             </parameters>
>  The problem is that family-name, first-name, 
> cod-fisc and home-address are mandatory and I need at least one of cell-phone

Using Kleene notation as a short cut, I think you would need:

  home-address, ( ( cell-phone, email? ) | ( email, cell-phone? ) )

... so that you have one or the other or both, but not neither.

Which would validate your examples below, and at 
the same time not be ambiguous.

I hope this helps.

. . . . . . . . . . . . Ken

>  or e-mail, so I could have these 3 kind of messages:
>           <parameters>
>                 <family-name>Rossi</family-name>
>                 <first-name>Paolo</first-name>
>                 <cod-fisc>123123123</cod-fisc>
>               <home-address>via Vai</home-address>
>               <cell-phone>12354356</cell-phone>
>               <e-mail> pippo@yrr.it.net</e-mail>
>             </parameters>
>
>           <parameters>
>                 <family-name>Rossi</family-name>
>                 <first-name>Paolo</first-name>
>                 <cod-fisc>123123123</cod-fisc>
>               <home-address>via Vai</home-address>
>               <cell-phone>12354356</cell-phone>
>
>             </parameters>
>
>           <parameters>
>                 <family-name>Rossi</family-name>
>                 <first-name>Paolo</first-name>
>                 <cod-fisc>123123123</cod-fisc>
>               <home-address>via Vai</home-address>
>
>               <e-mail> pippo@yrr.it.net</e-mail>
>             </parameters>
>
>There is some way to do this with XSD?
>Thank you very much for your help
>Debora Vanni


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