quotes in canonical forms
david-b at pacbell.net
Wed Jan 19 04:46:42 GMT 2000
Richard Tobin wrote:
> In http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/xmltest/sun/cxml.html,
> the second and third canonical forms have
> PubidLiteral ::= '"' PubidChar* '"'
> SystemLiteral ::= '"' [^"]* '"'
> The literals are quoted with double quotes. But in (eg)
> sun/valid/out/sa04.xml the output has single quotes:
> <!NOTATION bar SYSTEM 'file:/dev/tty'>
> Which is canonical?
It'd appear that that draft is wrong, and single quotes
should be used, eh? :-)
As for how these relate to the W3C canonical form stuff,
I should read that document; it wasn't clear from looking
at its requirements that it was intended to support apps
such as conformance testing.
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