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   Re: [xml-dev] Unrestricted order and unrestricted cardinality?

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Marielou wrote:
> Is it possible to have unrestricted order and
> unrestricted cardinality? the options <all> <sequence>
> and <choice> dont make this easy. I have implemented
> my schema using <sequence> to enable me to achieve the
> unrestricted cardinality I require but this is not
> what I need as each XML I am validating has a
> different order. Is there some pattern i can use in my
> schema to combine elements to achieve unrestricted
> order and unrestricted cardinality? is there some
> (probably )complex design which could get round the
> limitations? please help! even if the answer is a
> known "no this is most definately not possible with
> the restrictions on XML schema please confirm!"
I suppose it's cheating to suggest using a DTD:

<!ELEMENT foo (bar | baz )*>



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