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RE: Comments and element content for serialization

From: Paul Cotton <pcotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2001 10:45:13 -0400
Message-ID: <E7AC4500EAB7A442ABA7521D18814397CB8B6B@tor-msg-01.northamerica.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "David E. Cleary" <davec@progress.com>
Cc: "W3C XP" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>, "Martin Gudgin" <marting@develop.com>, "Rich Salz" <rsalz@zolera.com>, "Ashok Malhotra" <ashokma@microsoft.com>
I thought your statement:
> We do not allow comments to be embedded within simple types. 
was wrong so I checked with Ashok Malhotra who is an Editor of the XML
Schema: Datatypes spec.  He says that comments can be used anywhere
inside an element whose type is an XML Schema datatype.

/paulc

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: David E. Cleary [mailto:davec@progress.com]
> Sent: Monday, June 04, 2001 9:14 AM
> To: Martin Gudgin; Rich Salz
> Cc: W3C XP
> Subject: RE: Comments and element content for serialization
> 
> 
> > > 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 Wednesday, 6 June 2001 10:58:15 GMT

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