Are you sure the XML decl shouldnt be a PI ? :)

David Megginson david at
Fri Nov 19 14:20:42 GMT 1999

Richard Anderson writes:

 > BTW, I noticed that the XML recs in XML have these two entities:
 > <!ENTITY xmlpio "'&lt;?xml'">
 > <!ENTITY pic    "'?>'">
 > XML Pi Open, XML Pi Close maybe ? 

That may well be the way that the particular XML author thought of
them; they may also be relics from earlier drafts, before the
committee decided that the declaration was not a PI.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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