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Re: Suspected Error in XML 1.0 Specification

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 1998 08:37:33 -0800
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19980325083721.00bd43e0@pop.intergate.bc.ca>
To: David_Wittler/ATL/Lotus@lotus.com, xml-editor@w3.org
At 11:28 AM 3/25/98 -0500, David_Wittler/ATL/Lotus@lotus.com wrote:
>In http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-xml-19980210 "CharData" is defined as
>follows:
>
>[14]  CharData ::=  [^<&]* - ([^<&]* ']]>' [^<&]*)
>
>As such it matches a string of 0 characters.  Shouldn't it be defined as:

In practical terms, is this a problem?  Your reformulation is also
correct, I think, but I don't see any obvious differences in
practical terms. -Tim
Received on Wednesday, 25 March 1998 11:39:39 GMT

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