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Re: [F&O] 14.1.3 fn:namespace-uri can no longer return a string

From: Sarah Wilkin <swilkin@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 15:50:06 -0700
Message-Id: <BDCCCC8C-11A0-11D9-AF3D-000A278462D6@apple.com>
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org
To: Ashok Malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>

Thank you, this is acceptable.

On Sep 28, 2004, at 2:48 PM, Ashok Malhotra wrote:

> Sarah:
> We discussed your comment at the joint WG telcon today.
> As Michael Kay pointed out in  
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-qt-comments/2004Sep/ 
> 0044.html the grammar in RFC 2396 prohibits the zero-length
> string but the RFC defines semnatics for it.  So, we took the position  
> that
> the zero-length string was, indeed, a valid URI and so it could be  
> returned.
> I'll change some of the wording to make this clear.
>
> Please let us know if this is satisfactory.
>
>
> All the best, Ashok
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-qt-comments-request@w3.org
> [mailto:public-qt-comments-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Sarah Wilkin
> Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2004 2:00 PM
> To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
> Cc: Sarah Wilkin
> Subject: [F&O] 14.1.3 fn:namespace-uri can no longer return a string
>
>
>
> In F&O 14.1.3, namespace-uri was changed to return an xs:anyURI instead
> of an xs:string. The sentence "If $arg is the empty sequence, the
> zero-length string is returned" is no longer valid. There may be other
> occurrences of this in the document where xs:string was changed to
> xs:anyURI.
>
> In similar cases (11.2.3) the signature is xs:anyURI?.
>
> So either:
> fn:namespace-uri() as xs:anyURI?
> fn:namespace-uri($arg as node()?) as xs:anyURI?
>
> If $arg is the empty sequence, the empty sequence returned.
>
> or:
> fn:namespace-uri() as xs:anyURI
> fn:namespace-uri($arg as node()?) as xs:anyURI
>
> If $arg is the empty sequence, xs:anyURI("") is returned.
>
> --Sarah
>
>
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