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Re: xml literal lex space question

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 22:57:16 +0100
Message-ID: <3F2990BC.6090903@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>

Graham Klyne wrote:

[[
The value space
     is the set of all exclusive Canonical XML (with comments,
     with empty InclusiveNamespaces PrefixList ), which when embedded
     within an arbitrary XML start tag and an end tag form a document
     conforming to XML Namespaces [XML-NS].
]]

The canonical xml is a sequence of octets.  Since and xml document is a 
sequence of characters, you can't stick a sequence of octets between a 
start tag and an end tag and get an XML document.

Brian
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