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Subject:

Re: Putting nonSort in attributes

From:

Karen Coyle <[log in to unmask]>

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Metadata Object Description Schema List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Fri, 23 Jan 2004 07:20:12 -0800

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You should be able to define them as xs:string, in which case white
space is retained. Well, in theory, anyway.

kc

On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 04:59, Andrew E Switala wrote:
> Technical problem: attribute value normalization.  Runs of whitespace
> inside a string are collapsed into a single space, and leading and
> trailing spaces are truncated.  In your first example, by the time the
> attribute value reaches your application it would be "The" not "The ".
> You *might* be able to make it work with
>