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RE: ISSUE-7 minOccurs=0 & xsi:nil

From: <Paul.V.Biron@kp.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 12:40:18 -0800
To: jon.calladine@bt.com
Cc: peter.hendry@capeclear.com, public-xsd-databinding@w3.org, public-xsd-databinding-request@w3.org
Message-Id: <OFEA8B00DB.316235B5-ON88257109.00717817-88257109.00718DE7@KP.ORG>

> I think our experience of tools in the 
> past has not always been great in this respect in that, when 
> unassigned by the code, elements defined as minOccurs=0 may still be
> sent down with xsi:nil="true" irrespective of  the nillable 
> assignment in the schema and not including any attributes marked 
> use="required" (not that 2 wrongs make a right but this is doubly wrong)

So, does this mean that this issue really trying to get us to say 
"implementors: don't do that!"?

pvb
Received on Thursday, 2 February 2006 20:40:50 GMT

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