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RE: questionable syntax choices

From: Michael Kay <mhk@mhk.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 20:14:04 +0100
To: "'Volkmann, Mark'" <Mark.Volkmann@AGEDWARDS.com>, <scott_boag@us.ibm.com>
Cc: <public-qt-comments@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20040426191413.02698A0A59@frink.w3.org>
My suggestion is to not worry about multi-line comment delimiters and just
ignore everything starting with # to the end of the line.  I think several
scripting languages use this convention.

XPath expressions are often written as the values of XML attributes, where
end-of-line is a pretty meaningless concept because XML parsers are required
to normalize a newline to a space.
Michael Kay 
Received on Monday, 26 April 2004 15:14:13 UTC

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