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Re: [Serial] I18N WG last call comments

From: François Yergeau <francois@yergeau.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2004 21:23:34 -0400
To: Henry Zongaro <zongaro@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org, public-qt-comments@w3.org
Message-id: <40CE4F96.7040900@yergeau.com>

Henry Zongaro a écrit :
>      In [1], Martin Duerst submitted the following comment on the Last 
> Call Working Draft of XSLT 2.0 and XQuery 1.0 Serialization on behalf of 
> the I18N Working Group.
>>[24] Cases of creation of non-wellformed XML where the processor is not
>>   required to signal an error: It would be good to have an option to
>>   request well-formedness checking even if Character Maps are used.
>      Thanks to Martin and the I18N Working Group for this comment.
>      The XSL and XQuery Working Groups discussed the comment, and 
> concluded that, although such a mechanism might be useful, an XML parser 
> would be capable of performing the same well-formedness checking.  On 
> those grounds, the working groups decided it was not necessary to 
> duplicate that functionality in Serialization.

We are not satisfied with this resolution.  We feel that 1) 
well-formedness is very important ; 2) using a parser to check it is 
just a possible implementation strategy and 3) that this strategy may 
not even be available when serializing to other than a local file, e.g. 
to a network socket.

> [1] 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-qt-comments/2004Feb/0362.html


François Yergeau
Received on Monday, 14 June 2004 21:23:36 UTC

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