Tim Bray tbray at
Tue Nov 23 17:11:02 GMT 1999

At 01:10 AM 11/23/99 -0800, Don Park wrote:
>As for me, CDATA is out because it is a convenience feature
>and a hack to boot.

A hack and a convenience feature, true, but damn convenient.  Particularly
when you've just invented a new xml-based language and are writing the
documentation and want to paste in examples.  Which is admittedly not a
high-volume use-case, but one that nearly every early adopter has to deal

Having said all that, it is indeed a hack. -Tim

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