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skip and xsi:type

From: Richard Tobin <richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2002 15:14:40 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200207021414.PAA07301@rhymer.cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

If an element matches <any> with processContents=skip, but has an
xsi:type attribute, may/must it be assessed?

Schema-Validity Assessment (Element) disallows finding an element
declaration or laxly validating using the ur-type when the
context-determined declaration is skip, but does not mention skip in
section 1.2 which includes the xsi:type case.

It seems most reasonable to me that an element matching skip should be
completely untouched by the validator, just like an element outside
the validation-root.

-- Richard
Received on Tuesday, 2 July 2002 10:14:51 UTC

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