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Re: untestable assertions

From: Paul Fremantle <paul@wso2.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 13:45:30 +0000
Message-ID: <45FFE57A.600@wso2.com>
To: paul.downey@bt.com
CC: public-xsd-databinding@w3.org

I'm significantly concerned at the philosophical implications of 
untestable assertions. I suggest we need to address the 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falsifiability of the whole realm :-)


paul.downey@bt.com wrote:
> In our document text, we have a number of assertions which aren't readily expressible as an XPath expression. Jon's latest constraint to disallow cyclic references being one, requiring UTF-8/UTF-16 being another.
> Something we could consider is adding assertions as placeholders to our pattern detector, as suggested by Rick, here:
> http://www.oreillynet.com/xml/blog/2007/03/expressing_untested_and_untest.html
> Paul

Paul Fremantle
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