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RE: boundary whitespace question

From: Howard Katz <howardk@fatdog.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 14:09:59 -0700
To: "Michael Rys" <mrys@microsoft.com>, <www-ql@w3.org>
Message-ID: <IKEOLCDFPBBPPAHGNKKOEEJMCLAA.howardk@fatdog.com>

merci pour le fast response!
Howard

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ql-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ql-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
> Michael Rys
> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 1:59 PM
> To: Howard Katz; www-ql@w3.org
> Subject: RE: boundary whitespace question
> 
> 
> 
> It would be (1) since the removal is governed at the syntactic and not
> runtime level.
> 
> Best regards
> Michael
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: www-ql-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ql-request@w3.org] On Behalf
> Of
> > Howard Katz
> > Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 1:53 PM
> > To: www-ql@w3.org
> > Subject: boundary whitespace question
> > 
> > 
> > In the absence of an xmlspace preserve declaration, what's the result
> in
> > XQuery of boundary whitespace removal on the following constructed
> > element:
> > 
> > <a>{()}    </a>
> > 
> > Is it (1) or is it (2)?
> > 
> > (1) <a></a>
> > 
> > (2) <a>    </a>
> > 
> > In other words, is boundary whitespace removal governed by the
> presence of
> > an enclosed expression, or by the presence of an enclosed expression
> that
> > evaluates to a non-empty result?
> > 
> > TIA
> > Howard
> > 
> 
> 
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