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Re: [ISSUE-94] Re: Use of XSD number types is inconsistent with numbers in HTML

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:35:34 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJQvAueDwG8bt6FnKTvHhkYfbpz1EsfiFUZV7ccGMLLpxAF+bA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Cc: public-multilingualweb-lt-comments@w3.org
On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 1:28 PM, Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> wrote:
> On 17.1.2013 11:36, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> ITS 2.0 says things like: “An optional termConfidence attribute with
>> the value of a rational number in the interval 0 to 1 (inclusive). The
>> value follows the XML Schema decimal data type with the constraining
>> facets minInclusive set to 0 and maxInclusive set to 1.”
>>
>> XSD number types allow leading and trailing whitespace. HTML-native
>> number-valued attributes–such as those on <input type=range>–don’t.
>>
>> For consistency with the rest of HTML, please use the HTML number microsyntaxes:
>> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/common-microsyntaxes.html#numbers
>
> Hi Henri,
>
> thank you for the comment. We resolved is follows:
>
> 1. We switch from xsd:decimal to xsd:double datatype as HTML5 uses
> double and this type is also easily mapped into common computer
> representations.
>
> 2. In order to deal with whitespace processing diffences we added the
> following into the spec:
>
> "Values of attributes which corresponds to data categories which use XML
> Schema double data type MUST be also valid floating-point numbers as
> defined in [HTML5]."
>
> Please let me know if this resolves your concerns.

This resolves my concern. Thank you.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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