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[Bug 6228] New: is float a restriction of double?

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Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 16:29:31 +0000
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           Summary: is float a restriction of double?
           Product: XML Schema
           Version: 1.1 only
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Datatypes: XSD Part 2
        AssignedTo: cmsmcq@w3.org
        ReportedBy: davep@iit.edu
         QAContact: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

Status quo says:

Formally, [Definition:]  A datatype R is a restriction of another datatype B
  o  the ·value space· of R is a subset of the ·value space· of B, and
  o  the ·lexical space· of R is a subset of the ·lexical space· of B.

This means that float is a restriction of double, since they both have the same
lexical space (hence a subset) and float's value space is a subset of double's.

I wonder if we meant to say that the lexical mapping (viewed as a set of
ordered pairs) is a subset.

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