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Re: PSVI in the Infoset Spec. (Re: Datatypes vs anarchy)

From: Richard Tobin <richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2001 12:45:57 GMT
Message-Id: <200103191245.MAA21684@rhymer.cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
To: www-xml-infoset-comments@w3c.org
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Cc: Charles Reitzel <creitzel@mediaone.net>, 
    John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>

>> I think the Infoset should allow for some meta-data that says where it
>> got things: default value, DTD, schema or the instance.

The only defaulting in the basic Infoset is of attribute values, and
that is indicated by the [specified] property of attributes.

In the PSV Infoset both attributes and element content can be defaulted.
The [schema specified] property is used to indicate this.

-- Richard
Received on Monday, 19 March 2001 07:45:59 UTC

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