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   RE: [xml-dev] Re: datatype non-proliferation and disarmament

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Robie 
> [mailto:jonathan.robie@datadirect-technologies.com] 
> Sent: Monday, May 13, 2002 3:58 PM
> To: David Carlisle
> Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Re: datatype non-proliferation and disarmament
> At 11:47 PM 5/13/2002 +0100, David Carlisle wrote:
> >Jonathan,
> >
> >Why is integer not a primitive type in Xpath 2?
> For conformance with XML Schema.
> Jonathan
> (Whew, that was easy! I sure hope he doesn't ask the next 
> obvious question....)

I assume the next question is why xs:integer is not a primitive in W3C
XML Schema to which the answer is that it is derived from xs:decimal 

What exactly is your problem with this? 

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