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Re: Non-SGML Char Refs

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 14:08:20 +0900
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To: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-validator-0004@earth.li>, "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>
At 17:41 01/06/08 +0000, Tim Bagot wrote:
>SGML per se does not disallow them; the SGML declaration for HTML does.
>They are not explicitly forbidden by XML, however[1]:-
>   Legal characters are tab, carriage return, line feed, and the legal
>   graphic characters of Unicode and ISO/IEC 10646.
>The characters in question are not graphic characters in Unicode, and
>therefore not legal in XML.

Sorry, but the word 'graphic' was removed in the second edition of
XML (http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/REC-xml-20001006-review.html#charsets).
What counts is production [2] (http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml#NT-Char).

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Saturday, 9 June 2001 02:11:43 UTC

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