SAX2 RFD: LexicalHandler draft v.1.1

Bill la Forge b.laforge at
Wed Mar 24 16:46:57 GMT 1999

From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn at>
>CDATA sections *are* different from normal text, even if only 
>because the author used them.

Again, is anyone aware of why CDATA is preserved by the DOM?
What was the reasoning behind this decision? Other things, like
whitespace within an element tag or even attribute order, are not preserved.
Why then was CDATA? 


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