W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org > April to June 2004

XML schema draft comments: 4.2.5 misaligned definition

From: Daniel Barclay <daniel@fgm.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 16:30:42 -0400
Message-ID: <40C8C4F2.7040909@fgm.com>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

Regarding the draft at

Section 4.2.5 says:

   [Definition:]  A datatype is said to be numeric if its values are
   conceptually quantities (in some mathematical number system).

   [Definition:]  A datatype whose values are not ·numeric· is said to be

The first definition defines whether a _datatype_ is numeric.

The second refers to whether the _values_ of a datatype are numeric,
which has not been defined.

The second definition probably should refer to whether the
datatype is numeric.

Received on Thursday, 10 June 2004 16:32:39 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 7 January 2015 14:50:02 UTC