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RE: [xml-dev] The meaning of the "string" datatype?

> Furthermore, the length of the content of <Author> is 
> unconstrained: it would be perfectly valid to place a billion 
> characters between the start tag and end tag.

It's not entirely unconstrained: the XML Schema specification goes out of
its way to say that the length must be finite. I regret to say that my
schema processor is non-conformant in this regard: it will not report a
validity error if you present it with an infinite string ;)

Michael Kay

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