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   Re: [xml-dev] Help for finding root node from XML Schema

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"Bryce K. Nielsen" <bryce@sysonyx.com> writes:

> Otherwise, to avoid this in general schema-design, only have one
> global element, make the rest complexType or simpleType nodes. One
> should also note that for a schema to be valid, you have to have a
> least one global element (as opposed to a bunch of type nodes).

Not so.  A schema document, or even a schema, with nothing but type
definitions is perfectly valid, and indeed useful -- an xsi:type somewhere
in an instance document, e.g. the document element, would get
everything started just fine.

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