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

From: Michael Kay <mhk@mhk.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 10:42:39 -0000
To: "'Bjoern Hoehrmann'" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "'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: <E1F1Lri-0000KA-JW@lisa.w3.org>

> 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 

I fail to see how a conformance checker is supposed to know whether the
content is being publicly interchanged. I would think that most conformance
checkers are likely to give the user the benefit of the doubt, or at least
to provide options.

Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/
Received on Tuesday, 24 January 2006 10:57:43 GMT

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