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RE: Dependencies between attributes and elements

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2007 12:21:31 +0100
To: 'Joćo Cruz Morais' <napalm@spiderfish.net>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-id: <011e01c7d8e5$1b640a80$313410ac@turtle>

> Right now I'm using an element called int-vector to specify a 
> list of int values. Is it possible to make that element go 
> away and replace it for a generic one, with an attribute 
> specifying the vector type? In other words is it possible to 
> establish a relationship between the value of an element 
> attribute and his children?
> Example:
> <vector type="int">
>   <value>2</value> <!-- if not int throws a error --> </vector>

Yes, but only if the attribute has the magic name xsi:type and its value is
the QName of a complex type definition in the schema.

Michael Kay
Received on Tuesday, 7 August 2007 11:21:44 UTC

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