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[Fwd: [xml-model] Minor wording ambiguity]

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 15:39:36 +0200
Message-ID: <4D9DBE98.1010709@kosek.cz>
To: "public-xml-core-wg@w3.org" <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>
FYI -- I'm not sure if someone periodically checking xml-editor mailing
list.

I'm not native speaker, but to me this seems as a little bit exaggerated
-- although from grammar point of view Tony is right and there is
ambiguity, I don't think that there is any ambiguity in the
interpretation of the statement. Also I don't think that proposed change
of wording will lead to more digestible text.

				Jirka

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: [xml-model] Minor wording ambiguity
Resent-Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2011 17:03:11 +0000
Resent-From: xml-editor@w3.org
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 15:40:57 +0100 (IST)
From: Tony Graham <tgraham@mentea.net>
To: xml-editor@w3.org

In http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/NOTE-xml-model-20100415/ in the text:

   Documents must not use processing instruction information items with the
   [target] property xml-model if they are not xml-model processing
   instructions.

the "they" could refer to either "documents" or "processing instruction
information items".

Up until I read "xml-model processing instructions", I thought "they" were
documents.  I suggest changing this "they" to "the information items" in
any future edition.

Regards,


Tony Graham
Mentea.


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