Re: [Serialization] IBM-SE-006: Schema used in round-tripping


     In [1], you submitted the following comment on the Last Call Working 
Draft of XSLT 2.0 and XQuery 1.0 Serialization:

Serialization Section 4, "XML Output Method": The paragraph before the 
bullet list says that "if a new tree were constructed by parsing the 
[serialized] XML document and converting it into a data model as described 

in [Data Model], then the new data model would be the same as the starting 

data model." But this conversion process involves validation, which is 
schema-dependent. We need to specify that the schema used in this 
round-trip process is an effective schema consisting of the in-scope 
schema definitions in the static context.

     Thank you for your comment.

     The XSL and XML Query Working Groups discussed your comment and 
decided that the "round-tripping" description in Serialization was not 
intended to be part of the definition of validation, but only to define 
the requirements on the form of a serialized instance of the data model. 
The issue will be closed without any change to Serialization.

     As you were present when this decision was made, I will assume the 
response is acceptable to you.


Henry [On behalf of the XSL and XML Query Working Groups]
Henry Zongaro      Xalan development
IBM SWS Toronto Lab   T/L 969-6044;  Phone +1 905 413-6044

Received on Wednesday, 1 September 2004 15:02:23 UTC