Re: XMP

Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor (roconnor@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca)
Tue, 12 Aug 1997 16:52:07 -0400 (EDT)


Date: Tue, 12 Aug 1997 16:52:07 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <roconnor@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
To: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <v0310280eb0167a8fd7d7@[205.149.180.135]>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.970812165041.15640K-100000@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Re: XMP

On Tue, 12 Aug 1997, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:

>  > Of course, as you point out, there is no way to escape in general.
> 
> Why are &lt; and &gt; not sufficient for escaping? I thought that was the
> reason we've always had them...

I should have said there is no way in general to escape characters in
CDATA elements and CDATA marked sections.  In these cases &lt; and &gt;
don't work

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Russell O'Connor                           roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
    <URL:http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/%7Eroconnor/>
"And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message"
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