Subject: RE: [security-services] Validation of simple attribute value fails?
At 12:10 AM 12/19/01 -0400, Chris McLaren wrote: >Since my discussion with Scott I've been trying to look into the point >he raises--that instead of having AttributeValue typed as an any we type >it as a sequence of elements, each of which is an any, and thus we can't >do single values. > >My research has turned up little either way, but I think what he says >makes sense. Anyone who knows more about XML Schema (Eve, I'm looking at >you!) speak up. > >My inclination would be to remove the AttributeValue type and set the >type of AttributeValue directly to the anyType. This would removes >nothing functionally from the AttributeValue and allows us to do the >sort of direct xsi:type-ing that I mention in my earlier posts. I agree with this. In the earlier thread explaining the "trick", I had missed the fact that we don't, yet, define AttributeValue as anyType. Eve -- Eve Maler +1 781 442 3190 Sun Microsystems XML Technology Center eve.maler @ sun.com
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