Originally Posted by sunfighter
As has been said above, they are all text. If you can tell me how you can find the difference between them using the schema please let me know. I don't think the schema tells you if something is a time, a number, etc..
The "How do you know which is a number" question. You have to know if your going to use it to preform math.
schemas should have a data type attribute - that's how you could tell the software what to look for.
<xs:element name="prizeamount" type="xs:decimal"/>
<xs:element name="prizecode" type="xs:integer"/>