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Re: XML Query Comments to XML Schema (3rd part)

From: David Beech <dbeech@us.oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2000 13:34:35 -0700
Message-ID: <394154DB.13F2B5C3@us.oracle.com>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
CC: w3c-xml-query-wg@w3.org
Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com wrote:

> I suggest:
>
>         <oneOrMore> instead of <plus>
>         <zeroOrMore> for <star>
>
> I don't have any bright ideas for <option>.  <anyNumberAnyOrder> seems
> clumsy, if informative.

Is that what <option> is intended to mean?  I read it as
meaning <zeroOrOne>, which would be fine, or <optional>
might be slightly preferable to <option> since "option"
in natural language often has more the sense of "choice" -
"here are our options"!

  David
Received on Friday, 9 June 2000 16:35:02 UTC

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