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[Bug 5337] removeType() as a result of replace node

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Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2008 18:14:33 +0000
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           Summary: removeType() as a result of replace node
           Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLFO / XSLT
           Version: Last Call drafts
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Update Facility
        AssignedTo: andrew.eisenberg@us.ibm.com
        ReportedBy: mike@saxonica.com
         QAContact: public-qt-comments@w3.org

The rules for insert and delete are careful to call removeType() only if the
nodes being inserted/deleted can affect the type (that is, if they are
elements, attributes, or text nodes). The rules for replace make no such
provision; they remove the type annotation even if the only effect is to
replace a comment with a processing instruction. It's a minor point, but the
rules should be symmetrical.

removeType() is necessary if either the node being replaced or one of the nodes
inserted in its place is a text, attribute, or element node.
Received on Wednesday, 2 January 2008 18:14:39 UTC

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