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ORA-DM-289-E: Append a sentence in section 1 paragraph 5 to define "item"

From: Stephen Buxton <Stephen.Buxton@oracle.com>
Date: 17 Feb 04 10:11:38
Message-Id: <200402171811.i1HIBcb01772@rgmgw4.us.oracle.com>
To: public-qt-comments@w3.org

SECTION 1: Introduction

In paragraph 5, the spec stated,
"Every value in the data model is a sequence of zero or more items."
It went on to discuss "node" and "atomic value" in paragraph 6 and 7.

Paragraph 6: "Every node is one of the seven kinds defined in 6 Nodes..."

Paragraph 7: "An atomic value encapsulates an XML Schema atomic type and a corresponding value of that type..."

A sentence should be appended in paragraph 5 to clarify what is an item, say ", and an item may be a node or an atomic value". This would bridge the current conceptual gap between sequence and node/atomic value.

- Steve B.
Received on Tuesday, 17 February 2004 13:11:41 UTC

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