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Re: Possibly confusing description in FCS overview

From: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 19:00:24 -0500
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19990729185906.00d36f64@pophost.arbortext.com>
To: "Sudarshan S. Chawathe" <chaw@cs.umd.edu>
Cc: www-xml-fragment-comments@w3.org
Thank you for your comment.  It does seem that a clarification
could profitably be made in the next draft.  As editor, I'll
put this item on the list of things to consider.

paul

At 19:56 1999 07 29 -0400, you wrote:
>
>[Reference: http://www.w3.org/1999/06/WD-xml-fragment-19990630.html]
>
>In the section "Overview of the fcs" is a paragraph that begins
>thusly:
>
>	The content of the f:fcs element shall be a subtree [...] from
>	the parent document's namespace.
>
>That sentence and the one following it could be misread (I believe) as
>requiring that an FCS be a complete subtree in the original XML
>document (disallowing the omission of any descendants of that
>subtree's root).  Of course, the examples and the Note at the
>beginning of that section helped clarify the issue.
>
>Regards,
>
>--
>Sudarshan S. Chawathe
>http://www.cs.umd.edu/~chaw/
>
>
>
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