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RE: Additional boundary whitespace example

From: Howard Katz <howardk@fatdog.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 19:25:25 -0700
To: <public-qt-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <IKEOLCDFPBBPPAHGNKKOMEKHCLAA.howardk@fatdog.com>

Whoops, I got that exactly backwards! The first sentence after the example
snippet should read:

If xmlspace is not declared or is declared as xmlspace = strip, this example
is equivalent to <a></a>.  ...

Howard

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Howard Katz [mailto:howardk@fatdog.com]
> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 7:18 PM
> To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
> Subject: Additional boundary whitespace example
>
>
> I would suggest that an additional example be added to the
> discussion of boundary whitespace (3.7.1.4 Whitespace in Element
> Content) in the main XQuery 1.0 document. To wit, I'd recommend
> something like the following:
>
> Example:
>
> <a>{()}    </a>
>
> If xmlspace is not declared or is declared as xmlspace = strip,
> this example is equivalent to <a>   </a>. When considering
> enclosed expressions for the purpose of evaluating boundary
> whitespace, it's the syntactic presence or absence of an enclosed
> expression that's important. The fact that the enclosed
> expression in this case evaluates to an empty sequence at runtime
> is irrelevant to the determination that boundary whitespace is present.
>
> Howard Katz
>
Received on Monday, 29 September 2003 22:25:38 UTC

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