Why no ']]>' in CharData?

Eric Bohlman ebohlman at netcom.com
Sat Nov 27 20:31:30 GMT 1999

On Sat, 27 Nov 1999, Don Park wrote:
> What is the reason for special treatment of ']]>' in
> character data?

See the third paragraph of Section 2.4 of the Recommendation.  It's there
for compatibility, i.e. so an SGML processor can parse an XML document.

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