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   Re: [xml-dev] Element content

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On Mon, 2003-01-20 at 09:06, David LeBlanc wrote:
> A question has arisen about element content. I'm reasonably sure I've read
> that it's illegal for an element to contain itself either directly or
> indirectly. 

No, that's perfectly legal...

The W3C specifications themselves give numerous examples (span and div
XHTML elements, W3C XML Schema's xs:element, XSLT xsl:if...) of such
recursive contents.


Did you know it? Python has now a Relax NG (partial) implementation.
Eric van der Vlist       http://xmlfr.org            http://dyomedea.com
(W3C) XML Schema ISBN:0-596-00252-1 http://oreilly.com/catalog/xmlschema


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