XMLP Issue 115 closed

Hi Paul.

This is to notify you that issue 115[1] that you reported have been
closed by the XML Protocol Working Group: the editors' copy[3] now
talks about true or false for boolean values, for mustUnderstand:

   The type of the mustUnderstand attribute information item is boolean
   in the namespace http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema. Omitting this
   attribute information item is defined as being semantically equivalent
   to including it with a value of "false".

as described in [4]:

  3.2.2 boolean
     [Definition:]  boolean has the ·value space· required to support the
     mathematical concept of binary-valued logic: {true, false}. Lexical representation
     An instance of a datatype that is defined as ·boolean· can have the
     following legal literals {true, false, 1, 0}. Canonical representation
     The canonical representation for boolean is the set of literals {true,



  1. http://www.w3.org/2000/xp/Group/xmlp-issues.html#x115
  3. http://www.w3.org/2000/xp/Group/1/06/01/soap-02-infoset.html
  4. http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#boolean
Hugo Haas - W3C
mailto:hugo@w3.org - http://www.w3.org/People/Hugo/ - tel:+1-617-452-2092

Received on Thursday, 30 August 2001 12:16:30 UTC