RFC 7970, "The Incident Object Description Exchange Format Version 2", November 2016Source of RFC: mile (sec)
Errata ID: 6168
Publication Format(s) : TEXT
Reported By: François Poirotte
Date Reported: 2020-05-11
Section 2.17 says:
There is no original text (new section)
It should say:
2.17. Boolean A boolean is represented in the information model by the BOOLEAN data type. The BOOLEAN data type is implemented in the data model as an "xs:boolean" type per Section 3.2.2 of [W3C.SCHEMA.DTYPES].
Section 2.16 defines "boolean" as a valid value for the "dtype" attribute, stating that "The element content is of type BOOLEAN.".
This is reinforced by the definition of "dtype-type" inside the XML schema in section 8 where "boolean" is indeed listed as a valid value.
However, the BOOLEAN type is never actually defined in the RFC.
This change adds a new section (tentatively named 2.17) under section 2 which defines the BOOLEAN type based on the definition of other types used by the RFC.
It might be preferable to put the new section near the beginning of section 2 with other primitive datatypes like INTEGER and REAL.
Please note that this change also impacts the table of contents.