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From: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 12:22:35 +0700
Message-ID: <385B1A1B.6A7FCD30@jclark.com>
To: XML Schema Comments <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
The use of "*" to signify that there is no maximum number of occurrences
seems unfortunate to me.  "*" has  a well-established meaning in XML,
and that is that the minimum number of occurrences is 0 and there is no
maximum number of occurrences.  Using "*" with a different meaning in
XML Schemas seems unnecessarily obfuscatory.  How about something like
"unlimited" or "any"?

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