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RE: using entities from dtd in schema

From: Andreas Peter <info@minimag.de>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 20:58:48 +0100
Message-ID: <20080227205848.425s0fyf400gooo0@ssl.lunabox.de>
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org

Hello Michael,

thanks for the reply. This is what I thought. So I have to define  
elements with facets for each special character. Lot of work for me :-(

Thanks so far,

Quoting Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>:

>> I have come to realize that it is always you who answers my
>> silly questions :-) Okay, I understand. So I have to explain
>> a liite more: I am writing a schema for Word 2007 templates
>> which should be validated against a schema. My structure is
>> clear so far. But the author should only be allowed to use
>> some special charcters. And those special characters, e.g.
>> greek characters, should be defined inside the schema, if
>> this is possible?
> You can use the xs:pattern facet to control which characters can legally
> appear in the value of an element or attribute. But you can't control the
> different ways of writing such characters - directly, via entity references,
> or via character references. If they're allowed at all, then they can be
> written in any way that XML permits.
> Michael Kay
> http://www.saxonica.com/
Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2008 19:59:14 UTC

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