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RE: [xml-dev] can attribute in XML schema hold value and unit

From: "Michael Kay" <mike@--------.--->
To: "'Mangesh Kalbhor'" <Mangesh.Kalbhor@--------.--->,<xml-dev@-----.---.--->
Date: 3/3/2006 9:10:00 PM
It's certainly possible to pack the value and the unit of 
measure into one attribute and many XML vocabularies do this. However, it 
makes life a bit more difficult for anyone processing the XML, so two 
attributes might be better.
 
Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/


  
  
  From: Mangesh Kalbhor 
  [mailto:Mangesh.Kalbhor@a...] 
Sent: 03 March 2006 
  20:08
To: xml-dev@l...
Subject: [xml-dev] can 
  attribute in XML schema hold value and unit


  
  
  Hi 
  All,<o:p></o:p>
  <o:p> </o:p>
  I am creating a xml schema where I 
  have to making a ‘attribute’ but can a attribute hold a value and 
  unit.<o:p></o:p>
  My example is FlowRate, let’s the 
  value and unit could be 100 GPM.<o:p></o:p>
  Can I have just one attribute for 
  100 and GPM both. Some times it might be 80 cFPS.<o:p></o:p>
  <o:p> </o:p>
  So can a attribute hold both or do 
  I need element here.<o:p></o:p>
  <o:p> </o:p>
  Thanks,<o:p></o:p>
  <o:p> </o:p>
  Mangesh<o:p></o:p>

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