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== Introduction ==
 
== Introduction ==
  
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DEL in ENXP and ADXP contain no string but do not have a null Flavor.
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This violates a constraint in the abstract datatypes that strings
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must have a length of more than one or a null flavor.
  
? backward compatible.
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backwards compatibility: this is clarification of an existing issue
  
 
== Discussion ==
 
== Discussion ==
  
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'''Gunther & Grahame''': suggest to arbitrarily define that a DEL has
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implicit content of a line break. (private email)
  
 
== Links ==
 
== Links ==
 
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Revision as of 03:22, 16 May 2006

Data Types Issue 39: DEL null content issue

Introduction

DEL in ENXP and ADXP contain no string but do not have a null Flavor. This violates a constraint in the abstract datatypes that strings must have a length of more than one or a null flavor.

backwards compatibility: this is clarification of an existing issue

Discussion

Gunther & Grahame: suggest to arbitrarily define that a DEL has implicit content of a line break. (private email)

Links

Back to Data Types R2 issues