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   RE: minOccur, maxOccur

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  • From: roddey@us.ibm.com
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 11:29:22 -0600

>> I dispute the usefulness of minOccur and maxOccur. I would like to hear
>> about where people would use these features. I find that people often want
>> them but can find a clearer way of expressing their document type when
>> they are not available.
>Interesting statemen. How about an example. How would you define a schema
>where <a> can only contain <b> and <c>, each of which exactly one time?

That one is easy, and can be done via DTD now. It would be:

     <!ELEMENT a (b,c)>

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