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Re: xs:hexBinary or base64binary (Was: Re: Comments on binary specification)

From: Christian Grün <christian.gruen@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:58:00 +0100
Message-ID: <CAP94bnNa78Zms+FPmfo=EboRW1ose0GxtE61WQVip78oV6OXnA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Cc: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>, EXPath <public-expath@w3.org>
> I agree that for input parameters functions should accept both
> xs:hexBinary and xs:base64Binary. However I'm not sure how to make this
> work for EXPath which probably targets just XPath 2.0, not XPath 3.0. In
> XPath 2.0 there is no support for union types. And function signatures
> must have different arity, different types are not sufficient for
> differentiation between function definitions (if I understand rules
> correctly).

…a quick question to Michael, and maybe others: would it still be an
option to include a xs:binary type in future versions of the XDM, or
has this already been discussed and rejected years ago?
Received on Thursday, 14 March 2013 08:58:57 UTC

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