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Re: Three equivalent ways to specify an unconstrained data type ... are there others?

From: Mukul Gandhi <gandhi.mukul@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 09:48:35 +0530
Message-ID: <CABuuzNPLmgqaUBnASVDorT108QbyQpZfjMNMQnC8ZxpS6LdoKw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Costello, Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>
Cc: "xmlschema-dev@w3.org" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
This is possibly one more way,

<xs:simpleType name="t-unconstrained-string">
    <xs:union memberTypes="xs:string"/>
</xs:simpleType>

On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 5:34 PM, Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
>
> Below are declarations of three elements, E1, E2, and E3. All three elements have the same data type: an unconstrained string. All other data types (boolean, integer, etc.) can be similarly specified. Thus there are 3 ways to specify the same thing for every built-in data type.
>
> Can you think of any other ways to specify an unconstrained data type?
>
>     <xs:element name="E1" type="xs:string" />
>
>     <xs:element name="E2" type="string-equivalent-1" />
>
>     <xs:element name="E3" type="string-equivalent-2" />
>
>     <xs:complexType name="string-equivalent-1">
>         <xs:simpleContent>
>             <xs:extension base="xs:string" />
>         </xs:simpleContent>
>     </xs:complexType>
>
>     <xs:simpleType name="string-equivalent-2">
>         <xs:restriction base="xs:string" />
>     </xs:simpleType>
>
> /Roger




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Regards,
Mukul Gandhi
Received on Sunday, 21 October 2012 04:19:22 UTC

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