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RE: problem with pattern attribute definition?

From: Jonathan Marsh <jonathan@wso2.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2006 14:09:01 -0800
To: "'Amelia A Lewis'" <alewis@tibco.com>
Cc: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002401c71a4c$a19e20c0$3401a8c0@DELLICIOUS>

Now CR125: 

We could (and should IMO) remove the phrase "; otherwise
'http://www.w3.org/@@@@/@@/wsdl/in-out'" from the second row of Table 2.4.

Jonathan Marsh - http://www.wso2.com - http://auburnmarshes.spaces.live.com
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-desc-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Amelia A Lewis
> Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2006 10:36 AM
> To: www-ws-desc@w3.org
> Subject: problem with pattern attribute definition?
> 
> 
> Heylas,
> 
> So, the pattern AII is REQUIRED (2.4.2 ed copy, bullet 3).  But if it
> *doesn't exist*, we supply a default value (2.4.2.2, final sentence).
> 
> If that's the way that we always describe defaults (required attribute,
> which if it isn't there has a value anyway), then our description is
> really painfully awkward.  Is this a consequence of describing the "XML
> representation" via the infoset?  Is it boneheaded of me to think that if
> I see "the pattern attribute information item is required" that @pattern
> will always appear on operation?
> 
> Heh.  Can XPath retrieve the value of a defaulted attribute?  That's not
> apropos of much of anything, mind.
> 
> Amy!
> --
> Amelia A. Lewis
> Senior Architect
> TIBCO/Extensibility, Inc.
> alewis@tibco.com
Received on Thursday, 7 December 2006 22:11:15 GMT

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