Re: Why Are Schemas Hard?
Eddie Robertsson wrote: > Although, I agree that W3C XML Schema can be complex why make it worse > than it has to be? > The above can written as (unless there is a specific reason for > restricting the anyType that I can't think of...): You are restricting anyType here too. The shorthand version is just syntax sugar. So I think it's actually easier to learn if you forget about the abbreviated version until you know what the full syntax means, which is one of the points made in the article. Evan Lenz XYZFind Corp.  http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2001/08/22/easyschema.html (particularly the section aptly titled "Ambushed by Abbreviation")
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