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Re: Comments on 31 March spec

From: Murata Makoto <murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 1997 10:47:54 +0900
Message-Id: <9704040147.AA01082@lute.apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
To: "Christopher R. Maden" <crm@eps.inso.com>
Cc: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Christopher R. Maden writes:
>Appendix A: "... depending on the character set..."  No, no, NO!!!
>ALL XML documents *must* have the same character set, in the SGML
>sense, or the numeric character references are trash.  They may have
>different encodings or BCTFs, but the *character set* is ALWAYS the
>same.  This prose must be cleaned up ASAP, or we'll be haunted by
>incompatible applications for XML's entire brief life.

To get rid of this problem, I would like to disallow number references to two 
byte characters.  Does anybody have any problems?  I don't think Japanese have 
any problems.

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