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[Bug 2164] R-167: Question about assessment outcome for attributes

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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 17:53:41 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=2164

           Summary: R-167: Question about assessment outcome for attributes
           Product: XML Schema
           Version: 1.0
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: XSD Part 1: Structures
        AssignedTo: ht@w3.org
        ReportedBy: sandygao@ca.ibm.com
         QAContact: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org


Assessment Outcome (Attribute) only applies to attributes that have been 
assessed. Since there is no difference between assessment and strict assessment 
for an attribute, an attribute that has not been strictly assessed will never 
have a [validation attempted] property, so it is impossible for the [validation 
attempted] property to be none. Similarly the [validity] property can never be 
notKnown. 

This seems odd. An attribute with no type declaration cannot be assessed 
(Schema-Validity Assessment (Attribute)), so it will never have any PSVI 
properties, whereas it would be natural for it to have [validation attempted] = 
none and [validity] = notKnown. 

See the following:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-xml-schema-comments/2002JulSep/0003.html
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