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Clarification regarding DOM3 Validation Spec

From: Casey Jordan <casey.jordan@jorsek.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 19:18:50 -0400
Message-ID: <k2xbf585bb61004301618h5ffed7b7rb28b537245a58e8c@mail.gmail.com>
To: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
The DOM3 Validation Spec lists a number of getter interfaces like
Node.allowedNextSiblings and Node.allowedFirstChildren

My question is, should these interfaces return all possible results
regardless of whether they would make the document invalid?

For instance given the following fragment and schema pattern.


conforming to the pattern

        <xs:element ref="one"/>
        <xs:element ref="two"/>
        <xs:element ref="three"/>

Would a call to <one/>.allowedNextSiblings return an empty set [], since the
sequence is complete or return ['two'] since it is a possible next sibling?

Just need a clarification.



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