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[Bug 1653] New: what is a "wildcard element type"?

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Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2005 00:33:01 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=1653

           Summary: what is a "wildcard element type"?
           Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLT
           Version: Last Call drafts
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows 2000
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Formal Semantics
        AssignedTo: simeon@us.ibm.com
        ReportedBy: fred.zemke@oracle.com
         QAContact: public-qt-comments@w3.org


3.5.4 Sequence type matching
This section refers to "wildcard element type" and "wildcard
attribute type".  These terms are not defined.  I believe they
refer to elements or attributes of any permitted name and 
the most general permitted types (nillable xs:anyType 
and xs:anySimpleType, respectively). It would be better to show
the complete expansion.  Otherwise the reader may have the 
impression that "element" is one type and "element nillable
of type xs:anyType" is something else.  See also my comment #1614 that 
it would be better if the Formal Semantics did not rely on defaults,
or ask the reader to supply them.
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