While this resolves the immediate problem, it doesn't solve the basic
problem, as Ko points out. Oracle is not the only system that doesn't like
elements in different parts of the document to have the same name, even
though it is perfectly legal XML. In fact, the Microsoft engine that used
to be in IE would regularly barf on it, although newer versions appear to be
The only thing to take from this is that it is wise to use names that are
not terribly generic when creating schemas. (or use market pressure, but
look at the size of these guys!)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ko van der Sloot" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 7:52 AM
Subject: Re: MODS/XMLSchema question
> Ray Denenberg wrote:
>> Hello Ko --
>> The two "type" attributes in question here are from different
>> mods and xlink, so there is no conflict.
> of course. I should have thought of that.
> OTH: <name type="bla" xlink:type="dibla"/> might be confusing for many
> people ;)
> But that's not your concern.
> Now i must convince Oracle that something is wrong there :(
> Thanx for the quick reaction
> -- Ko