Date: Tue, 12 Aug 1997 16:52:07 -0400 (EDT) From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <email@example.com> To: Walter Ian Kaye <firstname.lastname@example.org> cc: email@example.com In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.970812165041.15640Kemail@example.com> 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 < and > 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 < and > don't work -- Russell O'Connor firstname.lastname@example.org <URL:http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/%7Eroconnor/> "And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message" -- Anindita Dutta, "The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy"