A question about XML enum to java enum

Posted on 2008-09-29
Last Modified: 2008-10-01
My XSD-schema looks as follow:

      <!-- Person -->
      <xs:complexType name="Person">
                  <xs:element name="titel" type="tns:Titel" minOccurs="0" />
      <!-- Titel -->
      <xs:simpleType name="Titel">
            <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
                  <xs:enumeration value="" />
                  <xs:enumeration value="Dr." />
                  <xs:enumeration value="Dr.Dr." />
                  <xs:enumeration value="Prof." />
                  <xs:enumeration value="Prof.Dr." />

But as I complie the XSD-Schema to java.enum, it failed. I don't know what's wrong.
Question by:chenwei
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Author Comment

ID: 22595979
But if I take out the '.' as follow, it is ok. Why?

     <!-- Titel -->
      <xs:simpleType name="Titel">
            <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
                  <xs:enumeration value="" />
                  <xs:enumeration value="Dr" />
                  <xs:enumeration value="DrDr" />
                  <xs:enumeration value="Prof" />
                  <xs:enumeration value="ProfDr" />

Expert Comment

ID: 22599246
Which compiler are you using?
What is your target version of Java?  
Your original Version of code works fine using Apache XMLBeans. However, if your xsd compiler was actually trying to map enumerations to Java 5 Enums, then you can't have periods in the names. as that would break the Java 5 naming conventions for type/class names.


Author Comment

ID: 22603334
I use the Jaxb and the target is Java 5. Maybe this is the problem?

Accepted Solution

MrMarshall earned 50 total points
ID: 22617136
What are your JAXB Compile options? What is the failure message?  Yes, that could be the case.

Author Comment

ID: 22618131
It's quite stranged. I run my program at home's computer and it works. ut when I run the program at office's computer it failed.

Anyway many thanks.

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