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RE: XML 1.0 and XML 1.1

From: Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 11:07:28 +0000 (GMT)
To: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>, "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Cc: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20071031110728.B3E24279E22@macpro.inf.ed.ac.uk>

> I agree that fixing it in XML 1.0 appears... daunting.  I could understand 
> a response which says the W3C doesn't intend to do further versions of 
> XML, nor does it intend to continue refining XML 1.0.  But the form of 
> that response just got more interesting now that you have proposed 
> backporting international characters into NameChar.

>From a practical point of view, the difference between changing a list
of characters and extending the syntax of the text declaration to
include entity declarations is so great that I don't think there is a
useful analogy between them.

I don't believe such a change would be accepted by implementors.

-- Richard
Received on Wednesday, 31 October 2007 11:07:43 GMT

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