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RE: Issue 118 not quite closed

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 12:56:25 -0700
Message-ID: <79107D208BA38C45A4E45F62673A434D04A223F2@red-msg-07.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Hugo Haas" <hugo@w3.org>, "Martin Gudgin" <marting@develop.com>, "Jean-Jacques Moreau" <moreau@crf.canon.fr>, "Marc Hadley" <marc.hadley@sun.com>
Cc: "David Fallside" <fallside@us.ibm.com>, <www-archive@w3.org>

Are you saying that it is not clear from the text that the type is
boolean? I would tend to say that we should refer to the schema rather
than saying what type it is in the text - it seems more brittle to have
the definition in multiple places.

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen

>I think that something is missing here:
>   The type of the root attribute information item is boolean in the
>   namespace http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema.
>The reason for that is that "true" or "false" are canonical 
>values for a schema boolean, whereas in the current text, it 
>can be interpreted as "true" or "false" litterally, i.e. "0" 
>and "1" being not allowed.
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