CDATA by any other name... (was The raw and the cooked)
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Mon Nov 2 15:32:00 GMT 1998
Borden, Jonathan wrote:
> Alternatively, you can expose both CDATA as an element of type CDATA and as
> text within the TEXT element. This would preserve the intended behavior
> w.r.t. text as well as allowing the option of iterating over CDATA elements
> for interested parties.
Actually, the only thing you can do with a Text node that you can't
do with a CDATA node is merge it with an adjacent Text node, a very
minor capability which can easily be simulated.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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