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RE: [xml-dev] #Announce published JXML schema, an XML schema for representing the JSON data model

I admit I'm confused.

What is your objection to xs:boolean type for a Boolean value ?

David A. Lee

-----Original Message-----
From: John Cowan [mailto:cowan@ccil.org] On Behalf Of John Cowan
Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2011 1:28 PM
To: Michael Kay
Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] #Announce published JXML schema, an XML schema for
representing the JSON data model

Michael Kay scripsit:

> Yes, it's possible - you can restrict the lexical space of a simple type  
> without restricting its value space by using the pattern facet. But in  
> this case, one would have to ask "to what purpose". It's essentially  
> just imposing one's personal taste, rather like restricting numbers to  
> disallow a leading "+" sign. You can tell when someone is committed to  
> standards by the fact that they conform even when it goes against their  
> personal taste.

In this case, a new standard is being defined, and it's entirely
appropriate when referring to an existing standard to decide that the
full standard is inappropriate and subset it explicitly.

John Cowan  cowan@ccil.org  http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
Does anybody want any flotsam? / I've gotsam.
Does anybody want any jetsam? / I can getsam.
        --Ogden Nash, No Doctors Today, Thank You


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