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RE: whitespace in XSD and RDF

From: <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 16:28:30 +0300
Message-ID: <A03E60B17132A84F9B4BB5EEDE57957B026301C9@trebe006.europe.nokia.com>
To: <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>


I am satisfied with this text, if SHOULD is changed
to MAY regarding the application of whitespace processing.

Patrick


> -----Original Message-----
> From: ext Jeremy Carroll [mailto:jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com]
> Sent: 15 August, 2003 13:16
> To: Jeremy Carroll
> Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
> Subject: Re: whitespace in XSD and RDF
> 
> 
> 
> Revised wording taking Patrick's comments into account.
> Hopefully we may consider this text, this afternoon.
> 
> a) consider MAY or SHOULD
> 
> b)
> 
> Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> 
> > The proposal is to delete the current note, and add the following:
> > 
> > [[
> > Implementation Note: (normative) 
> > In [XML-SCHEMA1], white space normalization occurs during 
> validation according 
> > to the value of the whiteSpace facet. The lexical-to-value 
> mapping used in 
> > RDF datatyping occurs after this, so that in RDF datatyping 
> the whiteSpace 
> > facet formally has no effect. However, in line with the 
> principle of being
> > liberal with what is accepted and strict with what is produced:
> > 
> > + During input processing of XML Schema Datatypes within 
> RDF, software
> > SHOULD apply the appropriate whitespace normalization 
> immediatly before
> > the lexical to value mapping, and MAY produce a warning if 
> any whitespace
> > is changed in this normalization. 
> > 
> 
>  > + Software generating RDF data SHOULD produce lexical forms
>  > which do not require whitespace processing.
> 
> > 
> > (The keywords MAY and SHOULD are defined in [RFC ????])
> > ]]
> > 
> 
> 
> 
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