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RE: Are empty strings legal xs:anyURI

From: Scott Cantor <cantor.2@osu.edu>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 10:17:47 -0500
To: "'Martin Gudgin'" <mgudgin@microsoft.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-id: <003501c2f474$06177720$38f39280@SAIDIN>

> I took an action on the call today to figure out whether 
> empty strings are legal in attributes of type xs:anyURI.

Since an empty URI is supposed to refer to "the current document", I have to assume the URI production rules permit it. That's used
frequently in XML Signature processing, and it certainly validates with all the parsers I've tried.

-- Scott
Received on Thursday, 27 March 2003 10:17:48 UTC

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