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Subject: Re: [office-formula] Data types

Hi Patrick,

On Monday, 2010-01-18 15:29:48 -0500, Patrick Durusau wrote:

> For the agenda tomorrow, can the data types in chapter 3 be on the agenda?
> Question: For datatypes defined in XML Schema part 2, is the a reason we  
> can't use that as a reference?

As I mentioned in my previous mail in the reply to the document upload,
we (you and me and Michael and David, IIRC) discussed that some months
ago. There are differences between the XML datatypes and the types we
define. OpenFormula also does not define an XML model, I don't see
a reason why we should reference XML datatypes if those types are not


Automatic string conversions considered dangerous. They are the GOTO statements
of spreadsheets.  --Robert Weir on the OpenDocument formula subcommittee's list.

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