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   Re: XML Schemas: ref'ing vs inlining

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  • From: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
  • To: nchen@webmethods.com
  • Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2000 21:46:24 +0100

"nchen" <nchen@webmethods.com> writes:

> >this in turn is defined as equality of name.
> Types can be anonymous! How can we prove two types are the same if they
> don't have names? Do I miss something from the specs?

Nope - two anonymous types _cannot_ be the same.  That is, if you have 
a schema corresponding to one or more schema documents, two anonymous
types corresponding to distinct <simpleType>  or <complexType>
elements are by that very fact nnot identical.

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