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RE: [xml-dev] xs:string - Isn't whitespaces preserved by default?

'it' here is XMLBeans' api (xmlText() in particular). 

So, is the xs:string the proper data type to hold
regex pattern values? OR should I define additional
facets to preserve whitespace chars? 

--- Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com> wrote:

> > I have an xs:string type element to hold some
> regex 
> > expressions. I haven't put any restrictions/facets
> for this 
> > xs:string type. Isn't by default, it should
> preserve 
> > whitespace? Looks like the leading and trailing
> spaces are 
> > removed when I generate an XML using XmlBeans
> apis.
> Who is "it"? An XML Schema processor will preserve
> the whitespace. That
> doesn't mean that everyone else will.
> Michael Kay
> http://www.saxonica.com/

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