RE: Request for help with semantics of XML Schema Datatypes

> Another one of the surprises for me was that hexEncodedBinary and 
> base64EncodedBinary always compare not equal, even if the binary that 
> has been encoded is the same. Is this still being worked on? Or has 
> there been a WG decision on that?

They don't "compare not equal", they are non-comparable: (b eq h) is an

No logic to it, it's just that no-one has found the time or energy to do any
work on these two types.

Michael Kay

Received on Tuesday, 5 October 2004 12:46:21 UTC