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A question if I may

From: Elizabeth Katz <liby@sphera.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 13:46:12 +0200
To: <xml-editor@w3.org>
Message-ID: <91013FCF9C6AD311908200104B6697D1BBD0@RED>
Dear Madam/Sir,

I have encountered very painful problem regarding XML. I am a programmer and
I now try to build a file containing all the required information to be
later read by a
Java parser.  The product specification need to meet any platform.
I tried looking at archives of many XML newsgroups and wandered around in
some of the sites without any good luck.
I have a major problem with quotes and I am afraid it will enhanced later to
something that might cause a general failure.

&#34; seems to replace quotes - BUT it appears to be accepted only on
certain platforms and not on others.

Could you please clear this with all the ISO versions? What standard should
I use or support?
And most important  : What it the charset that accepts the broadest
variations of chars?

www.stg.brown.edu/~sjd/chartables.htr  says something about ISO 646. what is
the TEI subset? EPI?
XML seems to be very good and simple but the references piled to something
enormous .
Please please please if possible to redirect me to something in this matter
that will resolve the mystery.

Thank you before hand,

Elizabeth Katz
Received on Wednesday, 26 January 2000 06:44:53 UTC

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