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RE: Comments on charmod draft 2002-02-20 from Shigemichi Yazawa

From: Shigemichi Yazawa <yazawa@globalsight.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 10:20:01 -0700
Message-ID: <5e3cz4gzb2.wl@>
To: Misha.Wolf@reuters.com
Cc: yazawa@globalsight.com, w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org, www-i18n-comments@w3.org
Hi Misha,

At Wed, 13 Mar 2002 16:21:23 +0000,
Misha.Wolf@reuters.com wrote:
> On 13/03/2002 16:16:58 "Ishida, Richard" wrote:
> [...]
> 
> > > - In the first Note in this section, it says "All specifications that
> > >   derive from the XML 1.0 specification [XML 1.0] automatically
> > >   inherit this Reference Processing Model." But XML 1.0 is not very
> > >   good example because it doesn't allow the use of the full range of
> > >   Unicode code points and it doesn't justify the exceptions.
> >
> > I think you're point here is that the XML spec doesn't *justify* why it
> > excludes certain characters.  Is that correct?
> 
> Please clarify whether you are referring to the characters allowed
> in XML documents or to the characters allowed in XML names.

I'm referring to the characters in character data.  XML 1.0 excludes
most of C0 control characters from its legal characters, but it
doesn't state the reason for it. See 2.2 Characters in XML 1.0 spec.

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Shigemichi Yazawa
yazawa@globalsight.com
Received on Wednesday, 13 March 2002 12:18:29 GMT

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