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Bug 1302 - [DM] (from XML Core WG) Text node merging
Summary: [DM] (from XML Core WG) Text node merging
Alias: None
Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLT
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Data Model 1.0 (show other bugs)
Version: Last Call drafts
Hardware: Macintosh All
: P2 minor
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Norman Walsh
QA Contact: Mailing list for public feedback on specs from XSL and XML Query WGs
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-05-03 14:29 UTC by Richard Tobin for XML Core WG
Modified: 2007-02-25 23:12 UTC (History)
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Description Richard Tobin for XML Core WG 2005-05-03 14:29:04 UTC
"When a Document or Element Node is constructed, Text Nodes that would
be adjacent are combined into a single Text Node. If the resulting
Text Node is empty, it is never placed among the children of its
parent, it is simply discarded."  This does not seem to be a statement
about data models, but rather a constraint on languages that create
them.  Is that the intention?  If so, it should be phrased as a MUST
or SHOULD.  Or is it intended to modify the description of text node
construction in 6.7.3?
Comment 1 Norman Walsh 2005-06-03 16:09:53 UTC
Fixed. It should be a MUST.
Comment 2 Richard Tobin for XML Core WG 2005-09-21 15:39:46 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)

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