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XML Schema Infoset Model, Part 2
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3. Simple types

Simple type definitions page 1 of 10

Simple type definitions define a simple datatype and specify the constraints and information about the values of attributes or text-only elements.

The <simpleType> element contains attributes, which are described by XML Schema Part 1: Structures of the standard.

Simple type definitions come in three varieties:

The XML Schema model java interface for a <simpleType> is org.eclipse.xsd.XSDSimpleTypeDefinition and can be created by calling org.eclipse.xsd.XSDFactory.eINSTANCE.createXSDSimpleTypeDefinition().

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