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[Bug 2627] Appendix D of Datatypes has blind cross reference to D.1

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Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2005 19:24:23 +0000
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           Summary: Appendix D of Datatypes has blind cross reference to D.1
           Product: XML Schema
           Version: 1.1 only
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: needsDrafting
          Severity: minor
          Priority: P2
         Component: Datatypes: XSD Part 2
        AssignedTo: cmsmcq@w3.org
        ReportedBy: cmsmcq@w3.org
         QAContact: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org


Appendix D of Datatypes reads in part:

  A number (without precision) is an ordinary mathematical number; 
  see Numerical Values (žD.1) for a discussion of "ordinary" 
  versus "precision-carrying" numbers. 

In some drafts of the wording proposal ultimately adopted D.1 did
contain a discussion of precision in numbers, but that discussion
was deleted from the proposal before the proposal was adopted.
The cross reference should have been deleted at the same time.

One possible repair:  replace the sentence quoted with

   A number (without precision) is an ordinary mathematical number;
   1, 1.0, and 1.000000000000 are the same number. 

Previously reported internally by Dave Peterson at
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-xml-schema-ig/2005Dec/0008.html
Received on Saturday, 31 December 2005 19:24:27 GMT

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