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   Re: [xml-dev] semantics in schema (xsd)

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Hmmm…I don't think that approach will work in this case, as the
top-level element name is the same in both cases ("human"). Here's my
thought process:

(1) Declare abstract element:

<xsd:element name="humanelement" abstract="true"/>

(2) Declare first substitutable element:

<xsd:element name="human" type="femaletype"

(3) Declare second substitutable element:

<xsd:element name="human" type="maletype"

This is where the problem lies - you are attempting to 2 global elements
named "human" of different data types.

Kind Regards,
Joe Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Strategy and Technology Consultants to the World

"Bryce K. Nielsen" wrote:
> In a way it's possible. May not be as clean as you'd like, but you can
> always create a "malehuman" type and a "femalehuman" type, then through
> choice or substitution groups limit the subelements.
> Bryce K. Nielsen
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