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   Re: [xml-dev] Error in .NET schema implementation for xs:token

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Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> writes:

> I was playing with schema support in .NET and found something which
> seems as a bug to me.
> Assume that we defined element firstname as xs:token:
> <xs:element name="firstname" type="xs:token"/>
> and document instance contains:
> <firstname> John </firstname>
> I thought that this should validate as xs:token whitespace handling is
> "collapse" and leading and trailing spaces shouldn't be part of
> lexical space from which is value converted to value space on which
> data-type validation should operate. But .NET parser report this as
> error. (BTW Xerces accept this without complaints.)

I believe your argument is correct, and see no basis for an error in
this case.

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