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   Re: [xml-dev] Schema validation question

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Chiusano Joseph wrote:
> Bob Foster wrote:
>>This would be trivial to do in RELAX NG, but why do it? If the value of
>>one element is fixed by the name of another, then the value is redundant
>>and may be omitted. 
> How would you then pass that value on to the next system/process if it
> is omitted? The subsequent processing might depend on that value being
> there - and you may not be able to (for whatever reason) enhance the
> subsequent system/process to "inherently" recognize that value.

You could add it with a simple transform. But I don't necessarily assume 
the next system/process requires redundant information.

Bob Foster


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