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Re: Beta: Character escapes in system identifiers

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2002 18:48:03 +0100
To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3dc560ed.616786@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Terje Bless wrote:
>Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
>[ "http://www.bjoernsworld.de/cgi-bin/dtd.pl?björn" vs.  ]
>[ "http://www.bjoernsworld.de/cgi-bin/dtd.pl?bj%c3%b6rn" ]
>>As per XML 1.0 Second Edition section 4.2.2 XML processors must process
>>these documents as beeing equivalent, the Validator however does not, it
>>claims the second document beeing valid while the first document is said
>>to be invalid. It's getting somehow confused by the system identifier in
>>the first example.

>Thanks for digging this up (how ever did you think to try that?)! :-)

Most XML processors get it wrong and considering the many caveats of SP
regarding it's XML support, it was rather unlikely it'll get it right.
Received on Sunday, 3 November 2002 12:47:51 UTC

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