Character references

Michael Kay M.H.Kay at
Tue Dec 16 14:13:30 GMT 1997

The latest XML spec gives a bit more detail on the rules 
for a character reference, but it is still incomplete.

In particular, are there any rules on the use of leading
zero digits?

At present MSXML seems to permit "ª" but to
reject "ª" (not to mention "ª" and 

I can't see any justification for this in the spec - what is
the authors' intention?

Mike Kay, ICL

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