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Re: [XForms 1.1] i18n comment: IRIs for external schema locations possible? (PR#8)

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 00:43:21 +0900
Message-ID: <46EFF219.4020701@w3.org>
To: Nick Van den Bleeken <xforms-issues@mn.aptest.com>
CC: www-forms-editor@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org

Hello Nick again, all,

i18n core discussed your response and my reply at our call today. The 
Working Group endorsed my reply as a Working Group comment.

Felix

Felix Sasaki wrote:
>
> Nick Van den Bleeken wrote:
>> Felix,
>>
>> XForms 1.1 is based on XML Schema 1.0 second ed., which does not 
>> appear to
>> support all IRIs in the xsd:anyURI type. Therefore we will defer the 
>> support of
>> all IRIs to a future version of XForms, which may be based on a 
>> version of
>> schema later than 1.0 that will support all IRIs.    
> There are other specifications which rely on XML Schema 1.0 and also 
> support IRIs. An example are XPath 2 F/O, see 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/REC-xpath-functions-20070123/#uri :
> [Within this specification, the term "URI" refers to Universal 
> Resource Identifiers as defined in [RFC 3986] and extended in [RFC 
> 3987] with a new name "IRI". [...] Note also that the definition of 
> xs:anyURI is a wider definition than the definition in [RFC 3987]; for 
> example it does not require non-ASCII characters to be escaped.]
>
> I think the statement above makes clear that your assumption "XML 
> Schema 1.0 second ed., which does not appear to support all IRIs in 
> the xsd:anyURI type. ", is not true.
>
> Hence, I would disagree with your resolution. We will discuss this 
> issue at our i18n core call next week (18 Sept.) and will provide you 
> with a Working Group reply (which should not stop you from replying to 
> my mail, but please keep public-i18n-core in the loop).
>
> Felix
>
>
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