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Subject: Re: [ebxml-msg] Minor discrepancy between spec and schema


David,

attributes and elements aren't necessarily equivalent.
I would suggest that the schema be modified to be
consistent with the spec text. It may be important that
a foriegn attribute be added.

Cheers,

Chris

Arvola Chan wrote:

> The following is an excerpt from Section 3.2.1:
> 
> The Reference element has the following attribute content in addition to 
> the element content described above:
> 
>           id - an XML ID for the Reference element,
> 
>           xlink:type - this attribute defines the element as being an 
> XLINK simple link. It has a fixed value of 'simple',
> 
>           xlink:href - this REQUIRED attribute has a value that is the 
> URI of the payload object referenced. It SHALL conform to the XLINK 
> [XLINK] specification criteria for a simple link.
> 
>           xlink:role - this attribute identifies some resource that 
> describes the payload object or its purpose. If present, then it SHALL 
> have a value that is a valid URI in accordance with the [XLINK] 
> specification,
> 
>           Any other namespace-qualified attribute MAY be present. A 
> Receiving MSH MAY choose to ignore any foreign namespace attributes 
> other than those defined above.
> 
> The bullet in red is inconsistent with the schema (which does not have 
> the #wildcard attribute). Since the Reference element already has a 
> #wildcard sub-element, and we have agreed to uniformly add #wildcard 
> sub-element to most key elements to provide extensibility, I would 
> recommend striking out the above bullet in red.
> 
> Regards,
> -Arvola
> 
>  
> 




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