Re: Round 2: moving HTTP 1.0 to informational

Paul Prescod (papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca)
Wed, 10 Jan 1996 15:55:48 -0500


Date: Wed, 10 Jan 1996 15:55:48 -0500
Message-Id: <199601102055.PAA11953@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
To: "Chuck D'Antonio" <chuckd@latte.harvard.edu>
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Re: Round 2: moving HTTP 1.0 to informational
Cc: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@netimages.com>, www-html@w3.org

At 02:32 PM 1/10/96 -0500, Chuck D'Antonio wrote:
>Perhaps I'm exhibiting a naive understanding of SMGL, as I have never had
>the opportunity to consult the ISO standard document.  But I'm under the
>impression from [1] and [2] that 'CDATA' allows markup characters including
>'&' without any activity from the parser.  The explanation from [1] seems
>to note this as the main distinction between 'CDATA' and 'RCDATA'.

CDATA _elements_ supress entity replacement but CDATA _attributes_ do not.

 Paul Prescod