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From: Michael Shapiro <michael@creativescience.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 20:20:26 -0800
Message-ID: <011401c096b7$999eb2f0$110a0a0a@voquetter>
To: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
I'm learning the schema language and I have a question that I can't find an
answer for.

Primer in http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-0/ declares two elements in
http://www.example.com/PO1 namespace: <purchaseOrder/> and <comment/>

Does it mean that an instance document like

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<a:comment xmlns:a="http://www.example.com/PO1">

is as http://www.example.com/PO1 schema valid as
the one with <purchaseOrder .../> root?

If it's the case then is the following document also schema-valid?

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<xsd:annotation xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2000/10/XMLSchema">

Or the identity constraints on the <schema/> element itself will make a
document with <annotation/> root schema-invalid? What am I missing here?

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