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RE: xmlsch-02

From: <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 11:05:03 +0300
Message-ID: <A03E60B17132A84F9B4BB5EEDE57957B02630204@trebe006.europe.nokia.com>
To: <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Cc: <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: ext Brian McBride [mailto:bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com]
> Sent: 22 August, 2003 21:01
> To: rdf core
> Subject: xmlsch-02
> 
> 
> 
> Peter has sent email concerning our decision to fudge the whitespace 
> processing of xml schema datatypes:
> 
>    hmmm, can't get at the archive again
> 
> Look in comments for messages about incomplete specification 
> of the MT.
> 
> I suggest we should consider whether he has a point.  Would it be 
> possible to state that (or something like):
> 
>    - the string part of a typed literal is not necessarily in the 
> lexical  space of the datatype, but that the denotation of 
> typed literal 
> is determined by first applying the whitespace process designated for 
> the datatype to get the lexical form and then applying the 
> lex to value 
> mapping.

UGH! Please, no.

If Peter or others are unhappy about our fudging, then we shouldn't
fudge, and we should take the stricter position that lexical forms
are lexical forms are lexical forms and no whitespace processing
is ever to be applied to any lexical form.

Patrick
Received on Monday, 25 August 2003 04:05:31 EDT

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