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RE: Abstract element and xsi:nil

From: Michele Vivoda <idmichele@yahoo.it>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 19:38:53 +0200 (CEST)
To: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>, 'Boris Kolpackov' <boris@codesynthesis.com>, 'Morris Matsa' <mmatsa@us.ibm.com>
Cc: 'Dennis Sosnoski' <dms@sosnoski.com>, xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <517350.82300.qm@web27907.mail.ukl.yahoo.com>

I agree, unluckily the xsi:nil construct is present in
many schemas and the 'null' concept has multiple
syntaxes [1][2]...


Michele Vivoda

[1]
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xsd-databinding/2006Apr/0033

[2] Cfr issue 37 on
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xsd-databinding/2006Aug/0000

[3] Issue 15 cited in [1]
http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/databinding/issues/15/


--- Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com> ha scritto:

> Almost everything connected with xsi:nil, including
> the very existence of
> the construct, is counter-intuitive. Best just to
> ignore it. It was a
> misguided attempt to force-fit a concept from the
> relational model into the
> XML model where it isn't needed.
> 
> Michael Kay
> http://www.saxonica.com/
> 
> 
> 




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