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RE: comment on XSLT2 WD from Kit Lueder, MITRE

From: Michael Kay <mhk@mhk.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 09:20:19 +0100
To: "'Lueder,Christopher J.'" <CLUEDER@mitre.org>, <public-qt-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E1Dy3d0-0000kl-6X@maggie.w3.org>

I don't think your attempt was successful but I've now copied the entry for
you.

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=1822

Thanks for the comment, which I believe is correct.

Michael Kay 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-qt-comments-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-qt-comments-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of 
> Lueder,Christopher J.
> Sent: 27 July 2005 18:45
> To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
> Subject: comment on XSLT2 WD from Kit Lueder, MITRE
> 
> 
> I tried to use bugzilla to comment on the XSLT 2.0 WD, but not sure I
> succeeded. Here it is again.
> XSL Transformations (XSLT) Version 2.0
> W3C Working Draft 4 April 2005
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xslt20-20050404/ 
> 
> XML Schema Part 2 definitions for infinity value in a float 
> data type (
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/ ) are as follows:
> "The special values positive and negative infinity and 
> not-a-number have
> lexical representations INF, -INF and NaN ..."
> 
> The XSLT2 WD has an example that cites '+INF', but it looks like XML
> Schema part 2 doesn't specifically provide for the plus sign 
> on positive
> infinity.
> I am referring to the XSLT2 WD example in "Example: Errors in Constant
> Subexpressions" that contains the following line:
> <xsl:value-of select="xs:double('+INF')"/>
> 
> Based on XML Schema part 2, it looks like the XSLT2 example should
> instead say:
> <xsl:value-of select="xs:double('INF')"/>
> 
> It looks like -INF is defined in XML Schema data types but not +INF:
> <xsl:value-of select="xs:double('-INF')"/> 
>  
> Thanks,
> Kit Lueder
> 
> MITRE Dept. W215 -- Enterprise Services Systems Engineering
> 
>     _/    _/             Kit C. J. Lueder       
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> Note: MITRE numbers have changed from 703-883-xxxx to 703-983-xxxx.
> Divided we stand; United we fall.
> 
> 
> 
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