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Re: Date validation problem in XSV and related question

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 11:10:47 +0100
To: "spin0785" <d.valera@belastingdienst.nl>
Cc: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bmzqv32hk.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

spin0785" writes:


> I am getting a validator crash in XSV when checking the following instance:
>
> <date>2005-01-01-02:00</date>
>
> with the following schema:
>
> <xs:schema elementFormDefault="qualified" xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
>  <xs:element name="date" type="date"/>
>  <xs:simpleType name="date">
>   <xs:restriction base="xs:date">
>    <xs:minInclusive value="2005-01-01"/>
>   </xs:restriction>
>  </xs:simpleType>
> </xs:schema>

Sorry, bug -- will fix in next release.

> Besides this problem I have a question:
>
> According to the W3C spec the dates are compared but since one of them 
> has no timezone then it is not possible to determinate if the date in 
> the instance is chronologically equal or greater. 

The REC provides detailed instructions for this case [1].  XSV does
not however implement date (or dateTime) comparison at this level of
detail.

ht

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#dateTime-order
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