+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #596277 +++
Description of problem:
The xmllint tool (or equivalent library call) refuses a valid XML schema.
The schema contains an abstract complex type with simple content that is
derived by another type, which introduces an restriction on its content.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.7.6 and 2.7.7 at least
Actual results: schema fails to compile.
Expected results: schema compiles fine.
upstream bug: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=619640
original message: http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/2010-April/msg00011.html
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
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Hat Enterprise Linux Major release. This request is not yet committed for
So there have been no progress upstream, basically I didn't dig the XSD
reference to try to understand what was right or wrong so I think it's too
late for 6.0 GA at this point in any case, retargetting to 6.1
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