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Re: /WD-xpath-datamodel-20030502/

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 16:41:11 -0400
To: "Kay, Michael" <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Cc: David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk, public-qt-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <87brxysm8o.fsf@nwalsh.com>

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/ "Kay, Michael" <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com> was heard to say:
|> 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.

Yes.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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