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

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  • To: "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@comcast.net>,<xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Re: datatype non-proliferation and disarmament
  • From: "Dare Obasanjo" <dareo@microsoft.com>
  • Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 14:55:55 -0700
  • Thread-index: AcH65fAsjg51DWh1SlKappS9pq1FVAAq7hCA
  • Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Re: datatype non-proliferation and disarmament

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas B. Passin [mailto:tpassin@comcast.net] 
> Sent: Monday, May 13, 2002 6:23 PM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Re: datatype non-proliferation and disarmament
> 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?
> [Tom P]
> Aside from the fact that it is mathematically wrong, even if 
> lexically OK? I was shocked when first I saw this derivation 
> in the Schema Rec.

There are many of the decisions made by the W3C XML Schema WG that
disturb me, currently my favorite is the PSVI, yet somehow I am
particularly nonchalant about that one. 

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