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Antwort: Issue 177: missing elements same as nils?

From: <mario.jeckle@daimlerchrysler.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 15:11:28 +0100
To: <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0057440004848632000002L422*@MHS>
>The proposal for solving this issue is as follows:

>1) Simplify section 3.1 rule #8 to say: "A NULL value MAY be represented
>by omission of the accessor element or by an accessor element containing
>the attribute xsi:nil with value True.

+1.
Since NULL != '' sect. 3.1 rule #8 would otherwise be ambiguous 'cause the 
processor would be unable to decide if a missing value means NIL/NULL or "use 
default".

Mario 
Received on Wednesday, 6 February 2002 09:11:37 GMT

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