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RE: XML processing instruction syntax in DAV Spec

From: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 1997 22:45:01 -0800
Message-ID: <3FF8121C9B6DD111812100805F31FC0D0E717B@red-msg-59.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'ejw@ics.uci.edu'" <ejw@ics.uci.edu>, "'Jim Davis'" <jdavis@parc.xerox.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Fixed.
	Yaron

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jim Whitehead [SMTP:ejw@ics.uci.edu]
> Sent:	Sunday, December 14, 1997 5:42 PM
> To:	'Jim Davis'; w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject:	RE: XML processing instruction syntax in DAV Spec
> 
> Jim,
> 
> Good catch.  You are correct, the spec. should have a terminating "?>". 
>  Also, I note that in the current version of the XML specification, the 
> "XML" has been changed to lowercase.  The BNF productions for the XML 
> version can be found in Section 2.8, Prolog and Document Type Declaration,
> 
> of the XML specification. The version number is part of the XML 
> declaration, which is part of a document's prolog.
> 
> I will ammend the specification so each XML example begins with:
> 
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> 
> - Jim
> 
> On Friday, December 12, 1997 1:14 PM, Jim Davis 
> [SMTP:jdavis@parc.xerox.com] wrote:
> > In the DAV spec, the examples of XML all show the XML processing 
> instruction
> > as
> >
> > <?XML version="1.0">
> >
> > Shouldn't that be
> >
> > <?XML version="1.0"?>
> >
> > with a trailing question mark?
> >
> > Reason I ask is that I'm actually trying the examples in the spec and
> get
> > an error with that processing instruction.  But it could be that my XML
> > parser is flaky -- it is not from any known-reliable source.
Received on Tuesday, 30 December 1997 01:45:21 GMT

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