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Re: Clarify what it means for the system identifier to be missing

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 21:58:02 +0000
Cc: "HTML Issue Tracking WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E2660A74-513B-448B-8E0E-6A37AADCCDFD@googlemail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>


On 27 Feb 2008, at 21:51, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 22:31:27 +0100, Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com 
> > wrote:
>> Currently in section 8.2.4.1 The initial phase it speaks of when  
>> the system identifier is missing, even though from the parser there  
>> will always be a system identifier, even if it has a zero length.  
>> It should be spoken of as being empty (i.e., zero length) and not  
>> missing.
>
> I'm pretty sure I remember the tokenizer making a difference between  
> the empty string and it being absent. Are you sure?

I don't see anything (looking even closer than before) about it.


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Geoffrey Sneddon
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Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2008 21:58:14 UTC

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