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   Re: XML Schema question: grouping attributes

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  • From: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
  • To: John Punin <puninj@cs.rpi.edu>
  • Date: 06 Mar 2000 10:21:00 +0000

John Punin <puninj@cs.rpi.edu> writes:

> I don't know how to express this part of my dtd using XML Schema.
> I have two entities:
> <!ENTITY % fpart "a|b|c">
> <!ENTITY % spart "d|e|f">
> I combined these two entities:
> <!ENTITY % tpart "p (%fpart;|%spart;) #IMPLIED">
> I used tpart as an attribute of an element
> <!ELEMENT chapter articles*>
> <!ATTLIST chapter %tpart;>

A number of people have requested the ability to define and then
extend enumerated types, which would satisfy your requirement.  It's
not yet clear whether this will make it in to v.1 of XML Schema.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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	    Fax: (44) 131 650-4587, e-mail: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk
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