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Subject: RE: <optional> vs. <zeroOrOne>
David, With no disrespect to you or William Shakespeare! In my view, there is nothing in <optional> that intuitively reveals that you can use only /one/ instance in an instance document. If you 'hated' <zero-or-one>, do you likewise dislike <zeroOrMore> and <oneOrMore>? Mike David RR Webber wrote: >And for this reason I like <optional> as I've always hated <zero-or-one> . >Shakespear would have no truck with such nonsense. Optional is a >perfectly good word that everyone understands immediately. >All other imposters need to be explained! ><while> and <until> similarly go back to the beginning of COBOL! >DW.
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