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RE: /WD-xpath-datamodel-20030502/

From: Kay, Michael <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 04:36:47 +0200
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E62106073DCE22@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk, public-qt-comments@w3.org

> From section 5.
> quote.
> The value space of the atomic values is the union of the 
> value spaces of the nineteen primitive XML Schema types. unquote.
> Does this imply that no types (or at least atomic types) from 
> any other source are valid within this data model? 
> Is this lockout for anything other than XML schema types or 
> some direct derivation?
> Or more specifically, lockin to XML schema types?

We have added statements in the XPath and XSLT specifications saying that
the set of types may be extended by implementors, I think the Data Model
document probably needs to say something to reflect this.

Michael Kay
Received on Monday, 12 May 2003 22:40:42 UTC

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