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Re: XSD 1.1 Proposal: Naming wildcard extension sites

From: Boris Kolpackov <boris@kolpackov.net>
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2007 23:07:47 +0200
To: Pete Cordell <petexmldev@tech-know-ware.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070311210747.GA30234@karelia>
Hi Pete,

Pete Cordell <petexmldev@tech-know-ware.com> writes:

>    <xs:element name="Element1">
>        <xs:complexType>
>            <xs:sequence>
>                <xs:element name="Child1" type="xs:int"/>
>                <xs:any namespace="##other" maxOccurs="unbounded"
>                        processContents="lax" socket="Element1"/>
>            </xs:sequence>
>        </xs:complexType>
>    </xs:element>
>
>    <xs:element name="Element2">
>        <xs:complexType>
>            <xs:sequence>
>                <xs:element name="Child2" type="xs:int"/>
>                <xs:any namespace="##other" maxOccurs="unbounded"
>                        processContents="lax" socket="Element2"/>
>            </xs:sequence>
>        </xs:complexType>
>    </xs:element>
>
>
> ...
>
>
>    <xs:plugin socket="core:Element1">
>        <xs:element name="ExtensionElement" type="xs:int"
>                maxOccurs="unbounded"/>
>    </xs:plugin>

You can already do pretty much the same thing with substitution
groups. The only difference is that you will need to decide
whether your extension is going to be of simple or complex type.
But that can be easily overcome by providing two "extension points":
one with anyType and the other with anySimpleType.


-boris


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Boris Kolpackov
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