[Bug 1366] New: [XQuery] some editorial comments on 1 Introduction


           Summary: [XQuery] some editorial comments on 1 Introduction
           Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLT
           Version: Last Call drafts
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: XQuery
        AssignedTo: chamberl@almaden.ibm.com
        ReportedBy: jmdyck@ibiblio.org
         QAContact: public-qt-comments@w3.org

1 Introduction

"using the same Basic EBNF notation used in [XML 1.0]"
    The 'B' in "Basic" should not be capitalized.  A.1 says "simple".
    [Leftover from qt-2004Feb0317-01]

"Unless otherwise noted (see A.2 Lexical structure), whitespace is not
significant in the grammar."
    Change "in the grammar" to "in queries".

"In the grammar productions in this document, nonterminal symbols are
    Actually, it looks like every named symbol (terminal or non-) is underlined,
    so change "nonterminal" to "named".

"Certain productions (including the productions that define DecimalLiteral,
DoubleLiteral, and StringLiteral) employ a regular-expression notation."
    "Certain productions"? They *all* employ a regular-expression notation!
    That's what EBNF *is*: the right-hand side of each production is a regular
    expression over the symbols of the grammar.

[91] FunctionaCall ::= ...
    FunctionCall should be a link (underlined).

Received on Wednesday, 11 May 2005 07:10:16 UTC