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Re: I18N and Unicode normalisation

From: Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 09:04:33 -0400
To: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090603130433.GV2840@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 01:53:45PM +0100, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
> > I18N came back with some modifications at
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2009May/0023

A very minor nit on the i18n language,

A document is still well-formed, even if it is not in a normalized form.

is not a universally true statement -- in parrticular, if you use
different representations of a character for in start & end tags
for the same element, or in a schema (e.g. a DTD) and in the document.

Hence suggest,
A document may still be well-formed even if it is not in a normalized form.


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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