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   'Optional' vs 'Implied' in XSchema

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  • From: Jarle Stabell <jarle.stabell@dokpro.uio.no>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 20:37:19 +0200

(Sorry if this already has been discussed)

I think it is unecessary confusing to have both of the pairs
('Required', 'Optional')
('Required', 'Implied')

in the XSchema vocabulary.

>Choice (Frequency ("Required", "Optional", "ZeroOrMore", "OneOrMore"))
>Seq (Frequency ("Required", "Optional", "ZeroOrMore", "OneOrMore"))
>Ref (Element, Frequency ("Required", "Optional", "ZeroOrMore", "OneOrMore"))



I know that 'Implied' is what is used within DTDs, but personally I find
'Optional' to be much more "to the point", I find 'Implied' quite

Jarle Stabell

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