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  • From: "Phil Fuhlman" <pfuhlman@Dexma.com>
  • Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 10:43:47 -0500
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  • Thread-topic: [xml-dev] XML Schema and XPointer

Something like this, maybe ? :

<xsd:complexType name="MyLexiconType">
    <xsd:any minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"
namespace="//mylexiconserver/mylexicon.xsd" processContents="lax">
      <LexName>LexValue</LexName> <!-- all content here must be defined
in 'mylexicon.xsd' -->

The content of the 'minOccurs' and 'maxOccurs' are there for
completeness... ;)


-----Original Message-----
From: Shlomo Yona [mailto:shlomo@cs.haifa.ac.il]
Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2003 6:01 AM
To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: [xml-dev] XML Schema and XPointer


I have an XML Schema that represents some sort of a lexicon.
In this lexicon there are items which can be referred using an ID.

I am now defining another XML Schema and need to express a method of
to an item in a lexicon (that is written in an instance of this lexicon

What would be a good way to point there and still get some sort of
and enforcement from an XML Parser?

For example, would XPointer be a good solution?
If so, how to represent it in the XSD? And how to represent it in the


Shlomo Yona

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