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Re: What about characters outside of those expressible in XML?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 16:17:01 +0100
To: public-xml-er@w3.org
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On Mon, 20 Feb 2012 16:06:37 +0100, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>  
> which is compatible with XML 1.1 but not 1.0, I suppose at some point  
> (not today probably:-) we need to take a decision on what compatibility  
> with xml means.

Compatibility means that conforming XML 1.0 input does not change. Whether  
all non-conforming XML 1.0 input remains non-conforming is the question we  
have to address at some point I suppose, but it seems pretty clear that  
treating control characters the same way as HTML and XML 1.1 do is a win.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 20 February 2012 15:17:35 UTC

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