CDATA by any other name... (was The raw and the cooked)

John Cowan cowan at
Tue Nov 3 18:20:44 GMT 1998

Rick Jelliffe wrote:

> (An optimistic view of ISO10646: there are dozens of new Han ideographs
> created every day, apart from other scripts.)

True but irrelevant, since no specifiable character set can hold these.

> I hope that the schema people will look at
> a solution for constraining strings to use certain repertoires of
> characters.

And I hope that they allow no such thing, except perhaps as a fall-out
from some regex or other local syntax mechanism.

John Cowan		cowan at
	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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