Why no ']]>' in CharData?

Don Park donpark at docuverse.com
Sun Nov 28 03:08:20 GMT 1999

>Well, surely there will be some escape for < provided in SML.
>Suppose it is &lt;, which is both XML and HTML.  In that case,
>it wouldn't be much brain strain to require &gt; for >, thus
>retaining XML-compatibility.

Yes it is &lt; in SML.  It is not the support of &gt; that is
expensive.  It is the fact that every conforming SML processor
will have to make sure there is no ']]>' in content and issue
error if there is.  This is nonsense from SML point of view.
I would rather support full i18n over this.


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