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   Re: [xml-dev] Quick RelaxNG question

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Sean McGrath wrote:

> Can anybody point me to a way of expressing an open content model with 
> RelaxNG?
> I.e. no restictions on contents of element Foo other than that the 
> content of Foo is well formed. A bit like ANY is XML 1.0 but without

> the restriction of having to declare all element types.

No problem: you just need to say what you want.  Such an element
has a content model consisting of:

	1) any number of attributes with text content and
	2) any number of sub-elements with model ANY interleaved with
	3) arbitrary text.

In NX syntax that would be:

ANY =   attribute * {text}* &
         element * {ANY}* &

to which we can add a concrete element for testing:

start = element catchbin {ANY}

which taken jointly translate to standard syntax thus:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<grammar xmlns="http://relaxng.org/ns/structure/0.9";>
   <define name="ANY">
           <ref name="ANY"/>
     <element name="catchbin">
       <ref name="ANY"/>

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