Re: Is it correct schema definition?
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Kasimier Buchcik writes: >> > <element id="id_Afghanistan" name="Afghanistan" type="countryItemType" >> > substitutionGroup="CountryItemHead" fixed="" nillable="true" /> > > [...] > > HST wrote: >> Also, under the circumstances, 'nillable="true"' is pointless, as it >> means elements validated by that decl _may_ be empty even if their >> type doesn't allow that, but the type _does_ allow that, so . . . > > If an xsi:nil="true" gives the extra information that the element is NIL > via PSVI, then this is not pointless, since NIL is different from an > empty element. I guess that's the most wanted effect of xsi:nil: > providing a way of expressing a content of NIL. You're right, thanks, ht - -- Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh Half-time member of W3C Team 2 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LW, SCOTLAND -- (44) 131 650-4440 Fax: (44) 131 650-4587, e-mail: ht@i... URL: http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/ [mail really from me _always_ has this .sig -- mail without it is forged spam] -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.6 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFDlwf4kjnJixAXWBoRAoPZAJ0WL5aeEhXrE2nVZ75tposxSFMdagCfRfMa +Vx93Yh6PMujFoYzNde6PwY= =Hqcw -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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