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Re: [Comment on xml-i18n-bp WD] CDATA sections

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 16:27:24 +0200
To: www-i18n-comments@w3.org
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On Tue, 23 May 2006 14:23:54 +0200, Elliotte Harold  
<elharo@metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
>>  Just a personal comment for the moment:
>>  I think the caution against CDATA sections is motivated by the fact
>> that you cannot use numeric character references in CDATA sections.
>> This means that unless you use an Unicode encoding for the document,
>> there are limitations on the set of characters you can use.
>
> I'd seriously considering adding a suggestion that everyone just use  
> UTF-8 for XML to this document. It makes so many things so much simpler.

+1, fwiw.


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