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RE: Errata to the errata

From: Ashok Malhotra <ashokma@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2003 04:25:23 -0700
Message-ID: <E5B814702B65CB4DA51644580E4853FB09525A7B@red-msg-12.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Michael Brundage" <xquery@comcast.net>, <public-qt-comments@w3.org>

Thanks, Michael!  This occurred the text from moved from the approved
version to the 2nd edition.  The WG agreed that it was a bug and needed
to be fixed.   

All the best, Ashok

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Brundage [mailto:xquery@comcast.net]
> Sent: Sunday, July 06, 2003 1:28 PM
> To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
> Cc: Ashok Malhotra
> Subject: Errata to the errata
> 
> Looking at http://www.w3.org/2001/05/xmlschema-errata
> In the item E2-9 Clarification, the canonical form for xs:base64Binary
> contains an error:
> 
> 
> B64line                 ::=  B64x15 B64x15 B64x15 B64x15 B64 #xA
>                             /* 76 Base64 characters followed by
newline */
> 
> But, as you can clearly see, there are only 4 groupings of 15 followed
by
> one additional character, so there are 61 characters instead of 76.
> Apparently the canonical form should be:
> 
> B64line                 ::=  B64x15 B64x15 B64x15 B64x15 B64x15 B64
#xA
>                             /* 76 Base64 characters followed by
newline */
> 
> I also suspect the trailing new line is an error; shouldn't the very
last
> newline character be omitted?
> 
> 
> This affects the XQuery expression
> 
> declare variable $b as xs:base64Binary external
> $b cast as xs:string
> 
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Michael Brundage
> xquery@comcast.net
> 
> Writing as
> Author, "XQuery: The XML Query Language" (Addison-Wesley, to appear
2003)
> Co-author, "Professional XML Databases" (Wrox Press, 2000)
> 
> not as
> Technical Lead
> Common Query Runtime/XML Query Processing
> WebData XML Team
> Microsoft
> 
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