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Re: [xml-dev] [XML Schema] Here's how to empower instance documentauthors to create their own root element

On Sun, 2012-10-14 at 12:58 +0000, Costello, Roger L. wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> It is not necessary to declare a root element in your XML Schema.
> This is a powerful technique. The XML Schema is versatile since it can
> be repurposed for different things by instance document authors.

Can you give an example of why you might want to have documents that
have different names for a root element but otherwise use the same (XSD)
schema and have the same document structure?


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