Why no ']]>' in CharData?
donpark at docuverse.com
Sun Nov 28 04:56:09 GMT 1999
>> But the problem is now we are incompatible with XML
>> documents that did not escape > in character data.
>What of that? We are incompatible with XML documents that
>use PIs, or entities, or attributes. But SML documents would be
>fully compatible with XML processors (modulo the question of
>matching _content_ rather than _document_).
>With these rules, < > & are the only entity
>references and they are all mandatory. Very simple.
>(If we allow legacy encodings, then we need some
>kind of character references as well, presumably &#xnnn; .)
Well, you convinced me. I originally wanted to remove
all predefined character entities and rely on just numeric
character entities, but I can live with just <, >,
Don Park - mailto:donpark at docuverse.com
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