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   Re: [xml-dev] Creating a XML Schema for an existing database

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Jeff Rafter <lists@jeffrafter.com> writes:

> HST writes:

>> A processor _could_ choose to dispatch on lexical form and convert
>> e.g. (anySimpleType)"3.0" to the appropriate member of the xs:decimal
>> value space, but I'm not aware of any processor which does.

> . . . Another approach would be to always use the key as the
> significant type and let the reference type be less specific...

It's worth noting that the typed value of the items involved is (must
be?) determined independently of there use as keys or keyrefs.

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