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Re: SV: cdata attribute value normalization in schema?

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 08:46:02 +0100
To: Bryan Rasmussen <brs@itst.dk>
Cc: "'xmlschema-dev@w3.org'" <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5b7jhpgj7p.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Bryan Rasmussen writes:

>>W3C XML Schema's whitespace normalization is independent of XML's and
>>happens logically after it.
>
> okay, well this leads me back to my problem then. The xml normalization for
> attributes is dependent on if "the attribute type is not CDATA", if it isn't
> leading/trailing whitespace is discarded, if it is they aren't. How do I via
> xml schema specify that an attribute is CDATA? Is an CDATA attribute type
> just a string? or anything else? 

XML processors are required to treat undeclared attributes as if they
were declared as CDATA, for whitespace normalization purposes, so you
don't have to do anything.

ht
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