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Re: Suspected bug in XML 1.0 productions

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 1999 16:04:10 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
cc: xml-editor@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.9903021602490.-360929@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Tue, 2 Mar 1999, Tim Bray wrote:

> At 03:15 PM 3/2/99 +0000, Dave Raggett wrote:
> >
> >I note that the XML 1.0 spec as written doesn't permit whitespace
> >before or after the = sign in attributes, see rules 41, 10 and 5.
> >My belief is that rule 41 should be:
> >
> >  [41] Attribute ::= Name S Eq S AttValue
> 
> Ah, but "Eq" is production 25, which does allow them.  Had me 
> worried there for a moment. -T.

Please accept my humble apologies for a hasty observation.
Someone in HP had reported problems in this area, but it
now seems like a problem in the tool. I will chase it down.

Many thanks,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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