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Re: Regular expressions should support \x{....} escapes

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 11:31:26 +0100
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org, www-international@w3.org, www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <o80ct11ck0me7irmemr39dhmi36mi6741e@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Martin Duerst wrote:
> >I do not believe it would be a violation of the character model to refer
> >to private use code points in this context.
>Definitely not.

http://www.w3.org/TR/charmod/#C073 has "Publicly interchanged content
SHOULD NOT use codepoints in the private use area." Reference to and
use of are equivalent concepts here. You might well argue that SHOULD
NOT is not MUST NOT, conformance checkers are nevertheless going to
point out violations of the SHOULD NOT requirement and as you can easily
from e.g. the www-validator-css mailing list, people think there is
something wrong with the content if conformance checkers point out there
might be something wrong with the content.
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