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Re: Issue 234: 'unbounded' v '*' in arraySize

From: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Sep 2002 16:23:33 +0200 (CEST)
To: Martin Gudgin <mgudgin@microsoft.com>
cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0209011620270.14617-100000@mail.idoox.com>

 I agree now that no action should be taken in resolving issue
234 - the array instances are not unbounded, they are rather "of
unspecified length", but the length is fixed and easily computed.

                   Jacek Kopecky

                   Senior Architect, Systinet Corporation
                   http://www.systinet.com/



On Sat, 31 Aug 2002, Martin Gudgin wrote:

 > 
 > I propose that we close this issue[1] with no action. '*' is concise and
 > it's meaning is well-defined in the specification. The argument
 > regarding 'unbounded' does not sway me, as 'unbounded' appears in schema
 > documents rather than instances. It is by no means certain that should
 > the XML Schema group define an array type they would use 'unbounded' in
 > the instance document to indicate an array of arbitrary size. I think it
 > at least as likely they would use '*'
 > 
 > Gudge
 > 
 > [1] http://www.w3.org/2000/xp/Group/xmlp-lc-issues.html#x234
 > 
Received on Sunday, 1 September 2002 10:23:35 GMT

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