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RE: Mixed content and empty content

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2007 12:52:14 -0000
To: "'Pete Cordell'" <petexmldev@tech-know-ware.com>, "'Shlomo Yona'" <S.Yona@F5.com>, <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00cd01c81c86$070b5e00$6501a8c0@turtle>

> 
> What I'm not sure about is, given:
> 
>     <xsd:element name="foo">
>         <xsd:complexType/>
>     </xsd:element>
> 
> Is:
>     <foo>
>     </foo>
> 
> a valid instance, i.e. is whitespace forbidden in an empty element?
> 

Empty is a special case of element-only content, and whitespace is always
allowed in element-only content. I think.

Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/
Received on Thursday, 1 November 2007 12:54:25 GMT

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