Re: Canonicalized values was: ...BlueBook/ (fwd)

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From: John Halleck (John.Halleck_at_utah.edu)
Date: Thu Feb 07 2002 - 05:56:43 CET


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From: John Halleck <John.Halleck_at_utah.edu>
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Subject: Re: Canonicalized values was: ...BlueBook/ (fwd)
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On Wed, 6 Feb 2002, P A Hill & E V Goodall wrote:

> [...]

> Now just to explore the name of such attributes.
>
> But what happens if the original was in the same units as the standard units?
> Do you really think:
> <Distance value="3.05" canon_value="3.05"/>
> is the right solution?
> Or is making the canonical attribute the piece that is expected, i.e. it
> is called "value" is required and 'original' only appears if different.

  Now that you mention it, that does seem the cleaner approach.

> <Distance original="10" value="3.05"/>
> or in the case of a meter surveys:
> <Distance value="3.05"/>

> [...]


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