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Re: How to provide a restriction value pair on a simple type?

From: "Zafar Abbas [MSFT]" <zafara@---------.--->
To: NULL
Date: 8/17/2004 1:04:00 PM
XSD does not provide this funcationality of validating content of one
element based on the value of another. You will probably have to write an
application layer on top of the XSD validation to perform this custom check.



"Vincent" <Vincent@d...> wrote in message
news:E231C8AD-9C3C-4666-BFE4-29AB99D34B66@m......
> Hopefully someone can provide me a quick answer, as we have an aggressive
> Project Schedule.
>
> Currently, I have to provide a pre-generated list of value pairs inside an
> XSD to a customer. They will be using this value pair to do lookups in
their
> systems to provide additional information back to us as an XML document
using
> the specifications defined in the XSD. How would I provide this value
pair?
> So far I've been able to generated a Simple Type with restriction on the
> value seperately for each value that I'm providing. However, there is no
> relationship between the two that ties them together. So if the customer
> chose to use value A from the first restriction list. They can use any
value
> from the second restriction list. I'd like to have some kind of
restriction
> that would only allow them to chose value A from the second list if they
> chose value A from the first. I have attached a sample of my current
> definitions in the XSD below.
>
> I'd appreciate any help. Thanks in advance.
>
>
> <xs:complexType name="ClientType">
> <xs:sequence>
> <xs:element minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1" name="ClientID"
> type="ClientIDType" />
> <xs:element minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1" name="ClientName"
> type="ClientNameType"/>
> </xs:sequence>
> </xs:complexType>
> <xs:simpleType name="ClientIDType">
> <xs:restriction base="xs:int">
> <xs:enumeration value="800" />
> <xs:enumeration value="801" />
> </xs:restriction>
> </xs:simpleType>
> <xs:simpleType name="ClientNameType">
> <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
> <xs:enumeration value="Johnson Healthcare" />
> <xs:enumeration value="New Healthcare" />
> </xs:restriction>
> </xs:simpleType>


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