Re: Semantics of a list datatype derived from another list

Walt Yao <> writes:

> Hi,
> I am new to the list.  I've been looking through the archive but didn't find
> anything on this topic.  Please accept my apology if this has been discussed
> before.
> I am implementing a Schema parser w.r.t the 24/10/2000 version, and
> I run into a problem with the definition of a list datatype.  As
> specified in 5.1.2, "a list datatype must be derived from an atomic
> or a list datatype, know as the itemType of the list...".

That's a known typo, will be corrected to 'atomic or _union_

Re another reply, you can include a list in a union, but that still
doesn't allow  a list of lists -- a union used as the item type of a
list can't contain any lists.

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