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Error in the XML 1.0 Recommendation (REC-xml-19980210)

From: (wrong string) Śldal <d96-mst@d.kth.se>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 22:42:54 +0100
To: xml-editor@w3.org
Message-ID: <evQF3Epfh2eN092yn@d.kth.se>
I think I have found an error in the XML 1.0 recommendation (and it's
not listed in the latest errata).

The grammar for Element-content models (productions 47-50) seems to be
ambiguous. The input

'(' cp ')'

matches both [49] and [50]. This can be fixed by replacing the * with
an + in one of the productions. I suggest changing [49] because I think
it makes more sense for one object to be a sequence than to be a
choice.

Best Regards
Mikael
Received on Thursday, 15 April 1999 04:29:55 GMT

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