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Re: NEW ISSUE: Schema tweaks

From: Anish Karmarkar <Anish.Karmarkar@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2005 12:17:12 -0800
Message-ID: <4224CDC8.1020404@oracle.com>
To: Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
CC: "Rogers, Tony" <Tony.Rogers@ca.com>, Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>, public-ws-addressing@w3.org

Any reason not to use xs:duration rather than xs:unsignedInt or some 
derived type of it?



Rich Salz wrote:
>> You are assuming a unit of measure of milliseconds. If we move to a 
>> unit of say, microseconds, then an xs:unsignedInt becomes inadequate. 
>> I'd rather use a 64 bit integer to ensure that we have heaps of headroom.
> Yes, the spec currently says millisec; if you want to change it, make a 
> proposal.
> I think millisec/32-bits/seven-weeks-limit makes a better trade-off.  I 
> think it's more important we fit "naturally" into what most CPU's are 
> using these days, then we give a server the ability to say "come back in 
> 50 days"
>     /r$
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