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Re: XML Schema Datatype: unanswered questions.

At 11:34 AM +0800 4/4/01, Rick Jelliffe wrote:

>Another option was indeed to drop dates and times entirely from this
>version, but a limited version was better.

I can't say that I agree. We're now locked in to what's defined in 
schemas 1.0. This can be extended in schemas 1.1, but if fundamental 
flaws are uncovered in the schemas 1.0 model (and it looks like there 
might well be such flaws) then we'll be stuck with building on a 
flawed foundation. I'd prefer waiting to define anything about dates 
until we were more confident about the eventual resolution of issues 
like internationalization and max values that are smaller than min 

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