All children of required "offline" element are optional in PhysicalDistributionType
in PhysicalDistributionType, the "offline" element is required, but all its
children are optional; thus if the user does not provide any offline metadata,
the offline element will be empty.
Updated by Matt Jones over 20 years ago
Cleaned up documentation for offline medium some, but I am not comfortable with
making mediumName required, because that will break backwards compatibility.
Retargeting this potential change for EML2.1.0 (when breaking compatibility will
Updated by Margaret O'Brien over 15 years ago
This bug applies to the DistributionType defined in eml-resource.xsd, since that is the base type. In EML-2.1.0, the PhysicalDistributionType (defined in eml-physical.xsd) is an extension of res:DistributionType. Both types should require mediumName.