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

Ronald Bourret rbourret at
Wed Nov 4 09:18:38 GMT 1998

John Cowan wrote:

> Rick Jelliffe wrote:
> > 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.

Why not?  This would be very useful for constraining what can be put into a database, many (most?) of which do not support Unicode.

-- Ron Bourret

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