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Re: XForms Basic and Schema Validation

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 09:11:40 -0700
Message-ID: <17499.31036.844436.582375@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: beaufour@gmail.com
Cc: mark.birbeck@x-port.net, www-forms@w3.org

Yes -- I agree with Alan here.

Also from memory: somewhere else in the spec we did say that
things default to xsd:string --- and I believe it was from that
defaulting behavior that we derived the assertion that Alan
points at in the  XForms Basic spec.

Allan Beaufour writes:
 > On 5/4/06, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net> wrote:
 > > However, one thing is certain--the error (using an undefined type) cannot be
 > > ignored. On the telecon earlier today, people kept saying that if a
 > > non-existent type was referenced then the processor should interpret the
 > > node as being of type xsd:string; I don't see how this interpretation was
 > > arrived at, and it's certainly not in the specification.
 > It is in Basic is it not:
 > "XForms Basic Profile processors may treat XML Schema datatypes other
 > than the following as xsd:string: [... list of types]"
 > [http://www.w3.org/TR/xforms-basic/#id2606183]
 > --
 > ... Allan

-- T. V. Raman 
Received on Friday, 5 May 2006 16:12:33 UTC

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