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

2E PER probable editorial problem, min/maxExclusive facets

From: Dave Peterson <davep@iit.edu>
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 16:10:08 -0500
Message-Id: <a05210610bc88fa0bbaee@[192.168.0.2]>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

The attempt to make redundant derivations using repeated Exclusive
facets with the same value works only part way.  According to the
definitions, One can derive a from decimal setting using
maxExclusive = 29, redundantly derive b from a using maxExclusive = 29,
but are then not permitted to derive c from b again using
maxExclusive = 29.  (Weird, but that's the way it is.)

This one-level redundancy is explicitly permitted by the definitions
of minExclusive and maxExclusive, but didn't make its way into the
descriptions of the schema components, nor of the XML representation
summaries.  So they contradict the definition.  I suspect this is an
editorial error in 2E PER.

-- 
Dave Peterson
SGMLWorks!

davep@iit.edu
Received on Thursday, 25 March 2004 17:02:48 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 5 February 2014 23:39:41 UTC