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Re: A question about XML-Schema

Murali Mani <mani@CS.UCLA.EDU> writes:

> I would like to ask one slightly abstract question about w3c's proposal
> for xml-schema -- this regards restriction.
> Is restriction in xml-schema transitive?? -- in other words, if a type
> Type_B is obtained by restriction from Type_A, and Type_C is obtained by
> restriction from Type_B, then is the following statement true: "Type_C can
> always be obtained by restriction from Type_A"

It's true, because of the Unique Particle Attribution constraint.

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