CDATA Section Support (was RE: SAX2 RFD: LexicalHandler draft v.1.1)

Tim Bray tbray at
Thu Mar 25 08:29:45 GMT 1999

At 10:13 PM 3/24/99 +0100, Ronald Bourret wrote:
>I wasn't even going to reply, but then I remembered that the real question 
>here is whether SAX (not the DOM) should tell people about CDATA sections. 
> I think the answer is yes.  

The implication is that a parser that doesn't pass on word of CDATA
sections is a second-rate parser.  Hrummph.  Is this not a slippery-
slope that puts us on the road to reporting whether single or double
quotes were used for attribute values? -Tim

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