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Re: infinite loop

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: 10 Jan 2003 16:01:42 +0000
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Cc: "Jeff Rafter" <jeffrafter@defined.net>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b4r8h9eop.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> writes:

> Hi Jeff,
>   "The following constraints define relations appealed to elsewhere in
>    this specification."
> In other words, the only SCC that applies to all particles is the
> Particle Correct SCC. The other SCCs in that section just act as
> definitions that are used elsewhere in the spec. So, for example, when
> a constraint wants to say "if the particle is emptiable then..." then
> it can refer to the common definition of what it means for a particle
> to be emptiable by pointing to the Particle Emptiable SCC.

Jeni's right.  It would be clearer if the opening para said "All
particles must satisfy the following constraint." instead of
"constraints", I agree.  That's a boilerplate sentence originally used
in all 3.?.6 sections.

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