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Re: Empty complexType with mixed="true"

From: Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 11:19:06 +0000
Message-ID: <74a894af0803180419n5ce136e5q3642fd0b5a5cbbfb@mail.gmail.com>
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org

On 18/03/2008, Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com> wrote:
> If a complex type is empty, then no child elements are allowed. But if the
> mixed=true, then you are still allowed text nodes, comments, and processing
> instructions as children;

What's the best way to model "element with text content and
attributes"?  For example:

<foo bar="b" baz="b"> only text allowed </foo>

I've used this before, but it seems bulky:

<xs:complexType name="foo">
        <xs:extension base="xs:string">
            <xs:attribute name="bar" type="xs:string"/>
            <xs:attribute name="baz" type="xs:string"/>

This thread has suggested you can do this:

 <xs:complexType name="foo" mixed="true">
    <xs:attribute name="bar" type="xs:string"/>
    <xs:attribute name="baz" type="xs:string"/>

Is that right?   If so, is that shorthand for the above?

Andrew Welch
Kernow: http://kernowforsaxon.sf.net/
Received on Tuesday, 18 March 2008 11:19:41 UTC

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