XML processing instruction survey

Hunter, David dhunter at Mobility.com
Thu Dec 2 15:56:04 GMT 1999

From: Tim Bray [mailto:tbray at textuality.com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 1999 9:57 PM
> It's not really designed for people.  It's mostly designed for use
> by the XML processor to help figure out the encoding and make 
> sure that
> this is really XML.
> I'd think that using it at the application level would be not only
> uncommon but probably unwise.  I'd be interested to hear any positive
> responses to the query. -T.

As would I.  I'm currently writing YAXB (Yet Another XML Book), and I'm
finding myself hard-pressed to come up with intelligent examples of where
PIs might be useful.

The XML Declaration I have no problem with, but PIs...

David Hunter
david.hunter at mobileq.com

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