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Re: Patch: numericString clarification in nadf.schema (ITS#1669)
Yes, a numeric string is a character string restricted
to numbers and spaces and compared sans the spaces.
The comments in the nadf.schema document are aimed to
highlight a NADF technical specification problem. That is,
NADF spec has language which implies "leading zero is
significant" yet uses numericString/numericStringMatch.
The comments likely should be reworded for clarity, not
I note that this schema will likely be pulled from RE 2.1.
At 12:59 AM 2002-03-23, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Full_Name: Hallvard B. Furuseth
>Submission from: (NULL) (220.127.116.11)
>nadf.schema has comments which think a numericString is an integer-like
>syntax. But numericString is just a string of digits & spaces, so
>leading zero is significant. It compares like caseIgnoreString sans
>spaces. See e.g. <http://www.alvestrand.no/objectid/18.104.22.168.html>.