Names

Almost every element has a required name property. Provided value will be used to generate appropriate classes and/or relevant access functions. As the result, the chosen names must be only alphanumeric and '_' (underscore) characters, but also mustn't start with a number. The provided value is case sensitive. However, the code generator is allowed to change the case of to first letter of the provided value. It is up to the code generator to choose whether to use camelCase or PascalCase when generating appropriate classes and/or access functions.

As the result, the code generator may report an error for the following definition of fields, which use different names, but differ only in the case of the first letter.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<schema ...>
    <fields>
        <int name="someField" type="uint8" />
        <int name="SomeField" type="uint16" />
    </fields>
</schema>

The names of the elements must be unique in their scope. It is allowed to use the same name in different namespaces or different messages.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<schema ...>
    <message name="Msg1" id="1">
        <int name="F1"> type="uint8" />
        ...
    </message>

    <message name="Msg2" id="2">
        <int name="F1"> type="int32" />
        ...
    </message>
</schema>

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