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RE: [XQuery] Comment - Pragma/MUExtension confusion

From: <scott_boag@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 15:06:42 -0400
To: Michael Dyck <jmdyck@ibiblio.org>
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF815B9ECC.37812A1C-ON85256F07.006840B7-85256F07.0068FB0D@lotus.com>

public-qt-comments-request@w3.org wrote on 09/03/2004 11:02:10 PM:

> ...
> However, disallowing ':' at the start of CommentContents has a
> side-effect that you may not have considered: it would disallow
> a comment such as this:
> ...
> But if the "longest possible match" rule is staying, then why
> would you redundantly express some of its restrictions in the EBNF?
> (It seems like you might mislead people as to the completeness of the
> EBNF.)

Thanks Michael.  Yes, I tend to agree.  The bug you found is a good 
illustration of why it's a bad idea to do a substantive change for the 
simple motivation of clarification.

On the other hand, a simple example(s) showing Daniel's issue might be bad 
idea.

-scott
Received on Monday, 6 September 2004 19:08:03 UTC

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