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RE: Comments and element content for serialization

From: David E. Cleary <davec@progress.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2001 09:14:21 -0400
To: "Martin Gudgin" <marting@develop.com>, "Rich Salz" <rsalz@zolera.com>
Cc: "W3C XP" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBIOBPAGDGFJAHFCGGKEBKCHAA.davec@progress.com>
> > But I don't think the question in the subject line has been given a
> > definitive answer yet. What does soap say about comments in element
> > content?  That is, is "1<!--x-->2" a legal serialization for the number
> > 12?  For the two-character text string "12"?
>
> SOAP says nothing. I think the above would be a legal serialization of;
>
> the integer 12
> the decimal 12
> the single precision floating point value 12
> the double precision floating point value 12
> the string "12"

Martin,

We do not allow comments to be embedded within simple types. At least that
is what I recollect when XML Query asked us about it.

Dave
Received on Monday, 4 June 2001 09:13:58 GMT

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