From: "Emerson Morgan" <[log in to unmask]>
>The MODS schema also allows a top-level MODS
> element to be a valid instance of the schema. I'm
>just curious what the thinking was behind this design decision?
<xsd:element name="titleInfo" type="titleInfoType"/>
is declared global. This allow you to do two things:
(1) Create an instance consisting solely of this element.
(2) Reference the element from another schema.
The second was the reason. The first is just a side effect.
I think we will change this in the next version, by making the corresponding
datatypes global, but not the elements themselves. This will make things