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Re: Forget what I said about whitespace

From: Neil St.Laurent <neil@bigpic.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 13:04:42 -0600
Message-Id: <199712191955.MAA02479@underworld.bigpic.com>
To: Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
CC: www-style@w3.org
> The tokens would appear in error-handling rules, which are not shown
> in the grammar. It depends too much on the way you write your program
> how you handle the skipping of incorrect rules, and trying to include
> it into the grammar would obscure the grammar too much..

[I quoted this part at random just to indicate a reply]

Thank you for helping clarify everything regarding the tokenization, 
sorry for my confusion, I'm just not used to doing tokenization 
independent of the grammar itself.

One other question:

UNICODE-RANGE, unicode, escape, and others all use a different number 
of hex digits, {1,4}, {1,8}, {1,6}.  Why is this?  Why do we need 
more than 4?

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