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[Bug 1383] [XQuery] some editorial comments on A.2 Lexical structure

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Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2005 02:35:28 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=1383


scott_boag@us.ibm.com changed:

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------- Additional Comments From scott_boag@us.ibm.com  2005-07-10 02:35 -------
(In reply to comment #1)
> >     Luckily, I think this rule can be deleted. The rules about required
> >     whitespace (to prevent two adjacent terminals from being mis-recognized as
> >     one) should (if fixed) handle anything that the "longest possible match"
> >     would have.
> 
> I'm not inclined to delete this, at least at this time.  I think the rule is
> clear enough, and longstanding.  
> 
> This should be discussed at the Seattle F2F, especially against the light of
> other changes or non-changes.

One simple example of where I think the longest token rule is still needed is
that of ">" and ">>".
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