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ORA-SE-293-E: Redundant phrase that can be deleted

From: Stephen Buxton <Stephen.Buxton@oracle.com>
Date: 18 Feb 04 22:21:15
Message-Id: <200402190621.i1J6LG217405@rgmgw6.us.oracle.com>
To: public-qt-comments@w3.org

SECTION 2: Serializing arbitrary data models

Step 2 says "If the data model instance contains any atomic
values, or sequences that contain atomic values, ...".
But the input to the normalization process is a single sequence,
and sequences do not nest, so what does it mean to say that
a sequence contains a sequence?  Perhaps you mean the second 
sequence to be a subsequence of the input sequence.  But there
is no need for this case, since if a subsequence contains an
atomic value, the input sequence also contains an atomic value.
The phrase "or sequences that contain atomic values" can be

- Steve B.
Received on Thursday, 19 February 2004 01:21:19 UTC

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