[auscope-geosciml] nilReason attribute on non-nillable properties

Bruce.Simons at dpi.vic.gov.au Bruce.Simons at dpi.vic.gov.au
Mon Jun 6 07:49:38 EDT 2011

I agree.

Bruce Simons
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From:   "Sen, Marcus A." <mase at bgs.ac.uk>
To:     "auscope-geosciml at lists.arcs.org.au" 
<auscope-geosciml at lists.arcs.org.au>
Date:   06/06/2011 08:42 PM
Subject:        [auscope-geosciml] nilReason attribute on non-nillable 
Sent by:        auscope-geosciml-bounces at lists.arcs.org.au

Some properties (e.g. GeologicFeature/targetLink, 
GeologicFeature/classifier) are not nillable but have an optional 
nilReason attribute (because they use the predefined 
gml:AssociationAttributeGroup to allow by reference property specification 
and this inculdes the nil reason attribute as well).

I may be being over fussy but I would prefer the Schema not to have a 
nilReason attribute if the property is defined as not nillable.



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