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Re: Difference between xs:simpleType & xs:complexType

From: Pete Cordell <petexmldev@tech-know-ware.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 16:03:22 +0100
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To: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>

The schema primer answers this at:

http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-0/#any

HTH,

Pete.
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "selvam" <jps_cse@yahoo.co.in>
To: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2007 3:22 PM
Subject: RE: Difference between xs:simpleType & xs:complexType


>
>
> thanks..
>
> you mean "Mixed Content" as "complexContent" right?
>
> Can you also explain me the way how the xs:any and xs:anyAttribute will
> work?
> what is the diff b/w namespace="##any", "##other", "##local",
> "##targetNamespace"?
>
>
> Michael Kay wrote:
>>
>>
>> Complex types allow element children, simple types don't.
>>
>> So    has a complex type, while  ddd  has a simple type.
>>
>> "Complex types with simple content" allow attributes but not child
>> elements,
>> for example
>>
>>  ddd
>>
>> A complex type with "Mixed content" allows character data as well as 
>> child
>> elements, for example
>>
>> <p>Some italic text</p>
>>
>> The only time there's any confusion is with empty elements  , which can
>> be modelled as either complex or simple depending on your whim.
>>
>> Michael Kay
>> http://www.saxonica.com/
>>
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org
>>> [mailto:xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of selvam
>>> Sent: 16 April 2007 11:44
>>> To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
>>> Subject: Difference between xs:simpleType & xs:complexType
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>> Can anyone help me in explaining the difference between the
>>> xs:simpleType & xs:complexType?
>>>
>>> I am bit confused with these two.
>>>
>>> Please explain these two with the proper example.
>>>
>>> When should we go for simpleType and when should we  go for
>>> xs:complexType?
>>>
>>> Also explain about simplexContent and complexContent?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Selvam
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