[Standards-JIG] Re: Boolean Attributes in XML (xs:boolean)

Nolan Eakins sneakin at semanticgap.com
Thu Aug 18 18:08:49 UTC 2005


Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Nolan Eakins wrote:
> 
>> It was pointed out to me that my implementation of bookmark storage 
>> for Psi was wrong since I was using "true" and "false" for the 
>> autojoin attribute. A similiar "problem" was found with Psi's 
>> dataforms when I was working on room configuration for MUC with 
>> mu-conference. Looking at the W3C's XML Schema spec this apparently is 
>> /not/ a problem [1].
> 
> I suppose it is too much to ask for developers to read XML Schema Part 2 
> (Datatypes), eh?

Yes yes, it is to much. :-)

Speaking from my own experience, implementing a JEP is very example 
driven, but I still fantasize about the day where I can take a schema, 
run a code generator, and get a class to handle that.

> I'll add some instances of true and false to the examples there, and/or 
> add a note about the allowable lexical representations of the xs:boolean 
> datatype.

Much is appreciated, and you don't need to go over board.

- Nolan




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