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RE: comments and pi inside simple content

From: Dare Obasanjo <dareo@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 07:31:28 -0700
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To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>, "Tom Moog" <tmoog@sarvega.com>
Cc: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>

This may have interesting repercussions for XQuery which I hadn't
considered. So in the PSVI, does the element information item's
[children] contain the comment information item or not? 

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>  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henry S. Thompson [mailto:ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk] 
> Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 3:21 AM
> To: Tom Moog
> Cc: xmlschema-dev@w3.org
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> Tom Moog <tmoog@sarvega.com> writes:
> 
> > In 3.1.4 of Structures, it states that comments and pi are ignored 
> > when constructing the content of an element.  This does not 
> appear to 
> > depend on whether the content is simple or complex.  Thus
> > 
> >      <number>1<!-- this is a comment -->2</number>
> > 
> > is the same as <number>12</number> for purposes of validation.
> 
> That's what the REC says, yes.
> 
> > This seems rather counter-intuitive.  It also conflicts 
> with the way 
> > xslt and other xml processors handle content - they would treat the 
> > "1" and the "2" as separate text items.
> 
> XML Schema doesn't have a notion of 'text item', for better or worse.
> 
> > Do I correctly understand the document, or did I miss something ?
> 
> I think you understand it correctly.
> 
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