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Re: "XML Query Algebra" typos

From: Mary F. Fernandez <mff@research.att.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2001 09:54:26 -0500
Message-ID: <3A5B2622.B21A45DB@research.att.com>
To: MichaelDyck@home.com
Cc: www-xml-query-comments@w3.org
Dear Michael,
Thanks for your detailed comments.  The fixes will appear in the 
next public working draft.  Please don't bill us for your 
editorial services!
Thanks,
Mary


> "XML Query Algebra" typos
> 
> From: Michael Dyck (MichaelDyck@home.com)
> Date: Sat, Dec 23 2000
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> Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2000 18:30:15 -0800
> From: Michael Dyck <MichaelDyck@home.com>
> To: www-xml-query-comments@w3.org
> Subject: "XML Query Algebra" typos
> 
> I found some typos in "The XML Query Algebra", 2000-12-04 working draft.
> Read "->" as "should be replaced by".
> By "example", I mean "<pre> element".
> 
> 1 Introduction
> 2nd para:
>     "long standing" -> "long-standing"
> 
> 4th para:
>     "guarantuee" -> "guarantee"
> 
> 2.10 Sorting
> 1st para:
>     "Note that the variable b appear":
>     "appear" -> "appears"
> 
> 2.15 Functions for all well-formed documents
> 2nd para:
>     "Finally an AnyTree is either..."
>     "AnyTree" -> "AnyType"
> 
> 9th para:
>     "The first branch of the match match expression..."
>     Delete first "match".
> 
> 3.1 Expanded names
> 1st para:
>     "or namespace, local name pairs"
>     Change to "or (namespace, local name) pairs" ?
> 
> 3.2 Wildcards
> Near end of section:
>     "{Namespace}LocalName <:wild {*}*"
>     Italicize "Namespace".
> 
> 4.1 Relating projection to iteration
>     The first four examples use "AnyComplexType", but the last three use
>     "AnyType". Not sure why.
> 
> 4.2 Reducible Expressions
> 1st para:
>     "In these definitions, Exp1 {Exp2/Var} denotes..."
>     In fact, Figure 4 doesn't use that construct. (Figure 5 does though, so
>     maybe "these definitions" was meant to include it.)
> 
> 4.3 Laws
> 7th example:
>     "for a in b do"
>     Shouldn't that be "for a in b/author do" ?
> 
> Figure 5:
>     definition of "E":
>     Maybe change "E" to "E[]"?
>     Also, delete the "|" before "else e".
> 
>     rule 13:
>     "e[e2]" -> "E[e2]"
> 
>     rule 15:
>     On the left-hand side, put the ellipsis between the two "case" lines.
>     Also, "casev" -> "case v".
> 
> last para:
>     "context variable e" -> "context variable E"
>     "e[e]" -> "E[e]"
>     "six expressions" -> "four expressions"
>     The example might be clearer if the two expressions (inner and outer)
>     weren't both for-expressions.
> 
> 5.3 Factoring types
> 3rd example:
>     "String" -> "Integer"
> 
> 4th example:
>     Insert space between "Integer" and "]".
> 
> 5.5 Expressions
> 5th para:
>     "@Name[Data]" -> "@Name[Exp]"
> 
> -Michael Dyck
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