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Subject: Re: [office-formula] Data types


Eike Rathke wrote:
> 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
> identical.
Do you mean like conflating integer and floating data types for number?

I am not sure that is a good idea even if it is true that we are 
defining a data type that XML Schema does not have.

Hope you are having a great day!

>   Eike

Patrick Durusau
Chair, V1 - US TAG to JTC 1/SC 34
Convener, JTC 1/SC 34/WG 3 (Topic Maps)
Editor, OpenDocument Format TC (OASIS), Project Editor ISO/IEC 26300
Co-Editor, ISO/IEC 13250-1, 13250-5 (Topic Maps)

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