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RE: [xml-dev] What does "optional" mean?
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Date: 2/26/2012 4:19:00 PM
> I would agree with David Carlisle. > In schema, "optional" doesn't mean ANY of the items you suggest. Yes, I stand corrected. Despite my best efforts, how quickly and easily I fall into the trap of ascribing meaning to constructs in schemas. Let me rephrase my question: Why make one element mandatory and another optional? That is, what is it about some information that it is declared mandatory whereas another information is declared optional? /Roger _______________________________________________________________________ XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS to support XML implementation and development. To minimize spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ Or unsubscribe: xml-dev-unsubscribe@l... subscribe: xml-dev-subscribe@l... List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php