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[Bug 1706] New: [FS] editorial: 5.3 Boundary-space Declaration

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Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 07:17:11 +0000
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           Summary: [FS] editorial: 5.3 Boundary-space Declaration
           Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLT
           Version: Last Call drafts
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Formal Semantics
        AssignedTo: simeon@us.ibm.com
        ReportedBy: jmdyck@ibiblio.org
         QAContact: public-qt-comments@w3.org


5.3 Boundary-space Declaration

"The xmlspace declaration"
    s/xmlspace/boundary-space/

"is not specified formally as the Formal Semantics is defined on the Core
language"
    No, *inference rules* are defined on the Core language. The Formal
    Semantics (which includes normalization!) *is* defined on the full
    XQuery syntax.
    So one could imagine normalization rules that deal with preserving or
    stripping boundary space.

"the Core language, which is an abstract, not concrete, syntax
    What do you think is *not* concrete about the Core syntax? It's not as
    featureful as the full language, but I'd say it's just as concrete.

"and is typically the result of parsing phase"
    Huh? The Core syntax is the result of parsing? That certainly doesn't
    agree with the processing model.
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