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Re: Fwd: I18N Last call comments on Schema Part 2

From: Rick Jelliffe <ricko@gate.sinica.edu.tw>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 16:05:14 +0800 (CST)
To: w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org
cc: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0007141602310.5335-100000@gate>
On Thu, 13 Jul 2000, C. M. Sperberg-McQueen wrote:

> A schema language cannot change 
> the fact that the control characters not allowed in XML 1.0 serve primarily
> functions which have been rendered obsolete by changes in data transmission
> practices or data base management systems.

The characters are not obsolete.  ^Z, ^D, ^S, ^Q, ^C are all dangerous
characters to have in any data sent to terminals (e.g, telnet sessions,
such as the one I am using now) or through pipes for stream-based
processing.  

Rick Jelliffe
Received on Friday, 14 July 2000 04:05:23 UTC

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