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Re: Universal Metacharacters

From: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 18:17:35 +0100
Message-ID: <44E9EAAF.7040605@hackcraft.net>
To: www-tag@w3.org

Avoid@gmail wrote:
> From: http://chatlogs.planetrdf.com/swig/2006-08-09.html#T08-01-12
> 
> <Biblio> in many programming languages, in HTML, etc, we normally have to
> choose some way to escape content. question: wouldn't it be better to define
> say 5 or 10 extra, arbitrary characters, just to use them as universal
> escaping characters?

Such characters already exist. Formats that use special sequences of 
"normal" characters have already proven more successful.
Received on Monday, 21 August 2006 17:17:40 GMT

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