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What is the data type of a fixed element that has no type attribute?

From: Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 17:45:09 +0000
To: "xmlschema-dev@w3.org" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
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Hi Folks,

What is the data type of this fixed element:

      <element name="Aircraft" fixed="boeing:AC-747" />

Can an XML instance document specify that its type is a QName, like so:

      <Aircraft xsi:type="xs:QName">boeing:AC-747</Aircraft>

That results in an error, why?

/Roger
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