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RE: text of "xs:override" proposal

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 08:15:51 -0000
To: "'Guillaume Lebleu'" <gl@brixlogic.com>, <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00d901c872cf$a49787d0$690111ac@turtle>

The proposal is still on the table, I have no idea whether it's likely to
make it into Schema 1.1.

As far as Saxon is concerned, I'm trying to concentrate my attention on
implementing features as they are approved, and at present I'm resisting the
tendency to do extensions.

Michael Kay 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:xmlschema-dev-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Guillaume Lebleu
> Sent: 18 February 2008 23:11
> To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
> Subject: text of "xs:override" proposal
> Hello,
> I have a need for overriding type definitions in one schema 
> file by other type definitions in another file. Not merely 
> extending or restricting, but actually replacing. For 
> instance, I want to override a type defined as a simpleType 
> as a complexType.
> I found several posts on this list mentioning Michael Kay's 
> xs:override proposal but can't find any pointer to the actual text.
> I am curious to understand whether this feature would address 
> my requirement, and whether Saxon implements this 
> non-standard feature.
> Thank you in advance,
> Guillaume
Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2008 08:16:08 UTC

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