[XML-DEV Mailing List Archive Home] [By Thread] [By Date] [Recent Entries] [Reply To This Message]

Re: SCHEMA: length for binary datatypes

  • From: ht@c... (Henry S. Thompson)
  • To: Bob Kline <bkline@r...>
  • Date: 08 Apr 2000 11:22:10 +0100

schema length
Bob Kline <bkline@r...> writes:

> In http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/, section 5.2.12 (and elsewhere in
> the recommendation), I see language which states that the length facet
> specifies the number of octets for binary types.  Section 4.2.1,
> however, says the length for binary datatypes is in bits.  Anyone know
> which is correct?

This was corrected in the draft released yesterday [1]:

  "If {base type definition} is binary, then the length of the value, as
   measured in octets of the binary data, is equal to {value};"


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#dc-length
  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
     2 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LW, SCOTLAND -- (44) 131 650-4440
	    Fax: (44) 131 650-4587, e-mail: ht@c...
		     URL: http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/

This is xml-dev, the mailing list for XML developers.
To unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@x...&BODY=unsubscribe%20xml-dev
List archives are available at http://xml.org/archives/xml-dev/


Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!

Buy Stylus Studio Now

Download The World's Best XML IDE!

Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!

Don't miss another message! Subscribe to this list today.
First Name
Last Name
Subscribe in XML format
RSS 2.0
Atom 0.3

Stylus Studio has published XML-DEV in RSS and ATOM formats, enabling users to easily subcribe to the list from their preferred news reader application.

Stylus Studio Sponsored Links are added links designed to provide related and additional information to the visitors of this website. they were not included by the author in the initial post. To view the content without the Sponsor Links please click here.

Site Map | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Trademarks
Free Stylus Studio XML Training:
W3C Member
Stylus Studio® and DataDirect XQuery ™are products from DataDirect Technologies, is a registered trademark of Progress Software Corporation, in the U.S. and other countries. © 2004-2013 All Rights Reserved.