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Re: Possible changes for XML 2nd Edition

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 18:31:55 -0400
Message-ID: <392C585B.62C3729A@reutershealth.com>
To: Rick JELLIFFE <ricko@geotempo.com>
CC: xml-editor@w3.org, "xml-dev@xml.org" <xml-dev@xml.org>
Rick JELLIFFE wrote:

> This would keep a basic XML implementation that did not support "character
> validity" simple:
>  1) it can use any library for transcoding
>  2) it does not have to have any special BOM handling for utf16xe
>  3) it can tokenize tags based on whitespace and delimiters rather than
> NAMECHAR or NAMESTRT
>  4) normalization not checked/enforced

This goes well beyond the goals of XML 1.0 2nd ed, which is not meant to
change radical things like your #3.  It is simply a republication with
the errata incorporated of XML 1.0.

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