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Re: XML schema validation problem with XMLSpy

From: "Jerry" <jerry.sheehan@-----.--->
Date: 3/9/2007 10:54:00 AM

On Mar 9, 11:22 am, "Blue  Doze" <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have the following XML schema fragment:
>      <xs:complexType name="type.1">
>                 <xs:simpleContent>
>                         <xs:restriction base="ns:type">
>                                 <xs:simpleType>
>                                         <xs:restriction base="xs:positiveInteger"/>
>                                 </xs:simpleType>
>                         </xs:restriction>
>                 </xs:simpleContent>
>         </xs:complexType>
>         <xs:complexType name="type">
>                 <xs:simpleContent>
>                         <xs:extension base="xs:anySimpleType">
>                                 <xs:attributeGroup ref=""/>
>                         </xs:extension>
>                 </xs:simpleContent>
>         </xs:complexType>
> XMLSpygives me the below error when I'm in the schema/WSDL view,
> while the text view works fine:
> File testSchema.xsd is not valid.
>         The content type (simpleType) of complexType "type.1" cannot restrict
> simpleType 'anySimpleType'!
> Is this a problem in my schema, or it's a bug in theXMLSPyvalidator
> I'm usingXMLSpy2006 rel. 3 sp2
> I tried one online schema validator, on the w3c site, and it didn't
> complain.


The Text View is correct so rely on that validation! I have reported
this issue to the development team for a fix so the error is not
raised in the Schema Design View. Please excuse us for the

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Best regards,

... Jerry Sheehan
... Pre-Sales Engineer
... Altova, Inc.
... 978-816-1614


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