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Re: Shouldn't this restriction be invalid?

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 03 Oct 2002 09:23:53 +0100
To: Eddie Robertsson <erobertsson@allette.com.au>
Cc: Steven Bird <sb@ldc.upenn.edu>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org, Gary Simons <Gary_Simons@sil.org>
Message-ID: <f5b8z1gj5gm.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Eddie Robertsson <erobertsson@allette.com.au> writes:


> My guess would be because the spec isn't clear on this issue. If there
> is an errata out that fix this problem then validators will probably
> change accordingly.

There is indeed a contradiction, and that's been acknowledged by the
WG, and resolved in favour of allowing the derivation [1].  I'm behind
on drafting the official erratum, sorry.


[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/05/xmlschema-rec-comments.html#pfiSimpleContent
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