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Re: Defaulted values and identity_constraint checking

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 04 Jan 2001 14:54:43 +0000
To: Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com
Cc: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b66jviczw.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com writes:

> Just want to confirm: my reading of [1] is that defaulted attribute and
> element values do not participate in identity_constraint checking.  As far
> as I can tell, identity constraint checking operates on the unaugmented
> infoset, right?
> 
> [1]
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-1/#Identity-constraint_Definition_details

Sigh.  This is underspecified in the current spec., so I guess people
could read it either way.  I'm not terribly happy with either reading, 
myself.

ht
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