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Re: XML 5e: One more fix, perhaps

From: Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 11:39:35 -0500
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20081114163935.GA25820@w3.org>

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 03:12:56PM +0000, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
>   Reorganize and change the paragraphs at the beginning of the
>   introduction to the _Names and Tokens_ productions as follows:
>     An Nmtoken (name token) is any mixture of name characters.
>     [Definition: A Name is an Nmtoken with a restricted set of initial
>     characters.]

I think you need to be more precise than that, e.g. point to the
production, or say,
      A name is an nmtoken that cannot begin with a digit, underscore
      or hyphen; the exact rules are defined in [link].

Otherwise I think it looks good.


Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
http://www.holoweb.net/~liam/ * http://www.fromoldbooks.org/
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