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Re: [xml-dev] version numbers and infosets

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 14:18:23 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200207231831.OAA20759@mail2.reutershealth.com>
To: elharo@metalab.unc.edu (Elliotte Rusty Harold)
Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org, xml-editor@w3.org

Elliotte Rusty Harold scripsit:

> Note: I do not believe there is *ANY* need for allowing NEL in white 
> space. Any document that uses this can easily be rewritten in an XML 
> 1.0 compliant way with carriage returns and linefeeds. Any competent 
> developer with the slightest concern for interoperability or longterm 
> storage will do this anyway, even if XML 1.1 allows NEL.

That means that on mainframe platforms, XML files are not plaintext files
and vice versa.  As a matter of justice, this is intolerable.

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