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RE: /WD-xpath-datamodel-20030502/

From: <David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 09:53:04 +0100
Message-ID: <9B66BBD37D5DD411B8CE00508B69700F049E177D@pborolocal.rnib.org.uk>
To: public-qt-comments@w3.org

Michael Kay wrote:
> > 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.

Then does that mean that xslt and xpath need to extend the datamodel,
and are hence non-compliant to a data model built for them,
due to that extension?

regards DaveP


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