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Re: New release of XML Schema Test Collection (finally)

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 17 Oct 2001 22:13:46 +0100
To: Xan Gregg <xan@tibco.com>
Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b669eotpx.fsf@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Xan Gregg <xan@tibco.com> writes:

> Apparently these tests contain the same error my colleague Anli Shundi
> raised on this list last week.  
> 
> In short, some float max and min facets are out of range, but the test
> suite's expected result is that the schema and instance are valid.  Our
> validator flags the error as does Xerces, according to the test results
> page.
> 
> Seems the author of the NIST tests misread the stated float maximum value of
> m*2^104 to be m*10^104, since values on the order of 1E104 appear as max
> facet values.

Sorry, I missed your earlier message -- we'll try to fix that.

Have you notified NIST?

ht
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