AttValue within XPointer ?

Eve L. Maler elm at
Wed Apr 8 03:46:43 BST 1998

Sorry -- this is a known bug in the example in the spec; there should be
quotes (or we should examine the syntax).  We'll fix it next time around.


At 12:14 PM 4/4/98 -0500, Patrice Bonhomme wrote:
>I had a look at the brand new XML XPointer specification and something is
>clear to me.  Some of the XPointer examples are not conformant to the XML 
>Language specification.
>I am not sure that an attribute value can start with a digit. And some 
>examples are:
>I think they should be written (with the attribute value as a "SkipLit"):
>Could the editors of the XPtr Spec. precise the definition of the NAME 
>Thanks a lot.

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