RE: translating xsd's

XSLT is in principle capable of performing any transformation from one XML
document to another XML document, schemas included. But I'm afraid this list
isn't the place to ask for programming help: try the xsl-list at

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Serrell, Rachael []
> Sent: 02 April 2002 16:33
> To: ''
> Subject: translating xsd's
> Hi, 
> I need to transform an xml schema which has attributes into a 
> schema whcih doesn't have attributes (due to an architecture 
> constraint), which in theory should work as an xsd is an xml 
> doc in itself..but I want to convert the structure, not the 
> structure of a populated xml doc I'm not able to do this 
> conventionally on the content of a populated message, is this 
> possible? It's important this is automated as most publishers 
> will be publishing attributes but the broker can't handle them.
> ie, I want to convert the attribute to an element:
> from:
> <xs:element name="size" default="1" minOccurs="0">
> 	<xs:complexType>
> 		<xs:simpleContent>
> 			<xs:extension base="xs:double">
> 				<xs:attribute name="metric" 
> type="bem:metricType" use="required"/>
> 						</xs:extension>
> 					</xs:simpleContent>
> 				</xs:complexType>
> 			</xs:element>
> to:
> <xs:element name="sizeMetric" type="bem:metricType" minOccurs="1"/>
> many thx for any help
> Rachael
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