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RE: [xml-dev] choosing elements based on attribute values

> Just trying one last time:
> > I use W3C schema 1.0. I need to make an element or set of elements 
> > mandatory or optional based on the attribute value as below:

It's a well-known restriction of XML Schema 1.0 that this can't be done.

It can be done in XML Schema 1.1. Saxon 9.0 which appeared a couple of weeks
ago is probably the first product to have any support for XML Schema 1.1
features - it implements assertions, which are certainly powerful enough for

But if you don't want to be at the bleeding edge, the answer is that it
can't be done.

Michael Kay

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