This chapter covers the basic building blocks of XML: elements. It explains how to use element declarations to assign names and types to elements. It also describes element properties that can be set via element declarations, such as default and fixed values, nillability, and qualified versus unqualified name forms.
Element declarations are used to assign names and types to elements. This is accomplished using an
element element. Element declarations can be either global or local.
Global element declarations appear at the top level of the schema document, meaning that their parent must be
schema. These global element declarations can ...