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Re: & in PIs

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 10:25:09 -0400
To: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <m263ev3pkq.fsf@nwalsh.com>
"Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk> writes:
> Simon Pieters writes:
>> Not on the XML 1.0 layer, but on the xml-stylesheet layer.
>>
>> [3]   	PseudoAttValue	   ::=   	('"' ([^"<&] | CharRef |
>> PredefEntityRef)*  '"'
>> 			| "'" ([^'<&] | CharRef | PredefEntityRef)* "'")
>> 			- (Char* '?>' Char*)
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-stylesheet/#NT-PseudoAttValue
>
> Oh B*G.  _Why_ did they/we do that?  That's just . . . perverse.
>
> So, either we junk that and go with what Paul (and I) _thought_ was
> the case, and _nobody_ is conformant, or we go with Simon's suggestion
> -- it's a PIE* if you hit a PAV** that doesn't match production [3]
> above.
>
> Unfortunately, I guess on balance we're stuck with this nonsense, so
> we go with Simon.

Yep. Ugh.

> * Pseudo-attribute ignore error
> ** Pseudo-attribute value

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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