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Re: Empty complexType with "mixed" attribute

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 15:07:52 +0100
To: Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@softwareag.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org, Mik Lernout <mik@futurestreet.org>
Message-ID: <f5bekl6s1mv.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@softwareag.com> writes:

>      <complexType mixed="true">
>         <attribute name="test" type="xs:string"/>
>      </complexType>
> We are currently discussing, how to evaluate this, with two possible
> solutions:
>      - Take it as it is, a complex type with complex content and
>        XsContentType "mixed".

This is correct.

>      - Take it as a complex type with simple content and base xs:string.

This will cause trouble, as it cannot be extended as follows (call
your type above 'base':

 <complexType mixed="true">
   <extension base="base">
      <element ref="elt"/>

but this is in fact OK.

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