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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Thu, 07 May 1998 07:47:07 -0700

At 03:37 PM 5/7/98 +0200, Ron Bourret wrote:
>From "child elements," I assume the following:
>1) An element of type ANY can have zero or more children.
>2) An element of type ANY cannot contain PCDATA.  That is, it cannot have a 
>mixed content model.
>Is this correct?  Thanks.

No - the spec is less than explicit, but since it doesn't rule out 
text content, it is allowed.  The annotated spec at http://www.xml.com
has some further elucidation on this subject. -Tim

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