OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: wd-xml-names: precedence rules for attribute specification

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]
  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: james anderson <James.Anderson@mecomnet.de>, "xml-dev@ic.ac.uk" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Aug 1998 13:23:34 -0700

At 09:33 PM 8/11/98 +0200, james anderson wrote:
>IV. please specify the precedence rules for attribute "specification".
>there are three states in the following matrix 

I can't understand the rows & columns of the matrix.  Could you
provide some examples?  In particular I can't understand
what you mean by "default presence in attribute declaration"
and "attribute presence in element".

Surely you're not talking about default attribute values in
<!ATTLIST declarations?  If so, that's a non-issue; the defaults
are there if it's not explicitly specified, they're not there if
it is explicitly specified, there can be no ambiguity. -Tim

xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/
To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@ic.ac.uk the following message;
(un)subscribe xml-dev
To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@ic.ac.uk the following message;
subscribe xml-dev-digest
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@ic.ac.uk)


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS