Re: B.5/B.6 Restrict PCDATA in content models?

On Sat, 12 Oct 96 15:06:39 CDT, Michael Sperberg-McQueen
<U35395@UICVM.CC.UIC.EDU> wrote:

>On 16 October 1996, the ERB will vote to decide the following question.
>A straw poll indicates the question needs further discussion in the work
>B.5 Should XML restrict the use of the PCDATA token in content models,
>to simplify RE handling or eliminate the Mixed Content Problem?  (7.6.1,
>  * B.5 restrict PCDATA to models of the form (#PCDATA)
>  * B.6 restrict PCDATA to models of the form (#PCDATA | x ... | z)*

I strongly prefer B.5, but B.6 would be better than unrestricted use of #PCDATA.
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