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Error in finalDefault and simpleTypes

From: Jeff Rafter <jeffrafter@definedweb.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2001 12:12:42 -0700
Message-ID: <033d01c108ab$21735180$f181fea9@lazarus>
To: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Cc: <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
I was looking up the answer to Lionel's question and stumbled across what
appears to be a small problem wrt simpleTypes and the final attribute.  The
definition for the simpleType component makes a reference to finalDefault
(in the schema element) saying that the relevant set can be

"{extension, restriction, list, union}"

However this is not allowed within the schema element's component

"finalDefault = (#all | List of (extension | restriction))  : ''"

It is also not allowed within the normative Schema at the end of the
structures document.  Ultimately the simple type for the finalDefault
attribute is a union of the values #all and the reducedDerivationControl
which allows only restriction and extension.  finalDefault is therefore
never allowed to have the values list or union.

Jeff Rafter
Defined Systems
XML Development and Developer Web Hosting
Received on Monday, 9 July 2001 15:13:10 UTC

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