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XML schema draft comments: pt.1 4.2.1 unclear what's optional

From: Daniel Barclay <daniel@fgm.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 14:27:55 -0400
Message-ID: <40D0912B.9020500@fgm.com>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

Regarding the draft at
http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/PER-xmlschema-1-20040318/:


Section 4.2.1 says:

   ... (of type application/xml or text/xml with an XML
   declaration for preference, but this is not required)

It is not clear whether the "this" refers to just the XML
declaration or to both the type and the XML declaration.

Additionally, the wording "for preference" doesn't seem to be
right.  (I don't recognize the construction.)

Does the specification mean to say:

   ... (of type application/xml or text/xml, preferably with
   an XML declaration, although the XML declaration is not
   required)



Daniel
Received on Wednesday, 16 June 2004 14:28:26 UTC

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