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Re: [EXI] Handling of xsi:type and xsi:nil attributes in Built-in encoding

From: Ed Day <edday2006@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 10:07:19 -0400
Message-ID: <c92fe5920810140707g2aa8e83xe336fc740ef206fb@mail.gmail.com>
To: santhana@huawei.com
Cc: public-exi@w3.org

Hi Santhanakrishnan,

On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 4:32 AM, santhanakrishnan <santhana@huawei.com> wrote:
> Hi WG
>     When xsi:type and xsi:nil attributes occur in an xml instance how to
> handle them for pure Built-in EXI encoding.
>
> Consider the following case
> <product xsi:type="xsd:integer">123</product>
>
> How the character content 123 will be encoded in the pure built-in EXI
> encoding. As a string or as integer ?

As a string.  There was a proposal at one time to use xsi:type
information as a means of doing typed encoding without a schema, but
it was not implemented.

>
> regards
> Santhanakrishnan

Ed Day
Objective Systems, Inc.
http://www.obj-sys.com
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