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Re: Fwd: First draft of xml-model note

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 22:18:28 +0100
Message-ID: <4B4E38A4.8080503@kosek.cz>
To: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
CC: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
John Cowan wrote:
> Grosso, Paul scripsit:
>> I would be more tempted to align xml-model with xml-stylesheet
>> and http://www.iana.org/assignments/character-sets and HTTP, etc.
> 
> "Charset" is a deprecated synonym for "encoding" (the mapping between
> characters and octet sequences).  It's deprecated because it's easily
> confused with a mathematical set of characters, which is called a
> "character repertoire" in CharSpeak.
> 
> In this case, however, I think that compatibility with the xml-stylesheet
> PI and the HTML A and LINK elements is more important, so I recommend
> "charset" for xml-model.

I forgot that xml-stylesheet uses "charset". In this light I can live
with "charset" in order to align with xml-stylesheet. Anyway this
pseudo-attribute would be used very very rarely on xml-model.

			Jirka

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