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Re: List types,

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 01 Nov 2000 10:49:47 +0000
To: martin.me.roberts@bt.com
Cc: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bu29sufuc.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
martin.me.roberts@bt.com writes:

> In the definition of list types why not include a new facet indicating the
> separation character for the list.  This would enable the use of comma and
> tab separated lists.

The WG discussed this at length, and decided not to go in this
direction, basically on the grounds that this would be to introducie
non-XML markup, which is not "the XML way".

>  The other point is would quoted strings work?

No.

ht
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