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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
http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/PER-xmlschema-2-20040318/:

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
   non-numeric.

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.

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

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