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   Re: Multiply Defined Elements (was: Re: XML Schemas: ref'ing versusin-li

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  • From: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
  • To: "Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2000 20:35:06 +0100

"Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org> writes:


> On the other hand, Henry says that the 'ref' form is equivalent to the
> in-lined form,

No, I didn't say equivalent, I said the global def'n is brought in to
play by the ref.

Note that the following is not allowed, reasoning as before (same
name, two types):

<schema xmlns='http://www.w3.org/1999/XMLSchema'

<element name='foo' type='integer'>

<comlexType name='tt'>
  <element ref='my:foo'/>
  <element name='foo' type='string'/>

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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